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SB 782 The use of seclusion and restraint in public schools; Board of Education regulations.

Introduced by: Barbara A. Favola | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED SENATE: (all summaries)

Use of seclusion and restraint in public schools; Board of Education regulations. Requires the Board of Education to adopt regulations on the use of seclusion and restraint in public elementary and secondary schools in the Commonwealth. The bill requires that such regulations be consistent with certain existing guidance documents; include definitions of terms, criteria for use, restrictions on use, training requirements, notification requirements, reporting requirements, and follow-up requirements; and address distinctions between certain student populations. The bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Commission on Youth. This bill is identical to HB 1443.


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