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SB 1644: Students With Disabilities in Public Schools


Students With Disabilities in Public Schools; Requiring school districts to prohibit the use of seclusion on students with disabilities in public schools; prohibiting specified restraint techniques; requiring a video camera to be placed in specified classrooms upon the request of a parent; requiring schools to provide written notice to certain individuals of the placement of a video camera; requiring continuing education and inservice training for instructional personnel teaching students with emotional or behavioral disabilities, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020

Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations

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Current Bill Version Posted: 01/09/2020 at 02:48 PM

  • Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Last Action and Location Relationship Learn more about bill relationships
    H 1231 (e1) by DuBose, Rodrigues
    Students with Disabilities in Public Schools
    Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Education
  • Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

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    522188 - Proposed Committee Substitute by Appropriations
    Filed: 2/26/2020 at 1:20 PM
    Last Action: No Senate Action
  • Committee Amendments (1)

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    745298 - Amendment by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Book)
    Delete lines 295 - 301 and insert:
    Filed: 2/24/2020 at 9:59 AM
    Last Action: 2/26/2020 Replaced by Committee Substitute
  • Analyses (4)

  • Committee Votes (2)

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    Date Committee Result
    2/10/2020 1:30 PM Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/25/2020 9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
  • Citations - Statutes (3)

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    Citation and Catchline Location in Bill
    1003.573 Use of restraint and seclusion on students with disabilities. Page 3 [pdf]
    1003.574 Page 11 [pdf]
    1012.582 Continuing education and inservice training for teaching students with developmental disabilities. Page 16 [pdf]
  • Bill History

    S = Senate, H = House

    Date Chamber Action
    1/9/2020 S • Filed
    1/17/2020 S • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 161
    1/22/2020 S • Introduced -SJ 161
    2/5/2020 S • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/10/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    2/10/2020 S • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 267
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    2/20/2020 S • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 02/25/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/25/2020 S • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
    2/26/2020 S • Now in Appropriations
    3/14/2020 S • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations
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