Raised H.B. No. 7214
Session Year 2019


AN ACT CONCERNING THE PHYSICAL RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION OF STUDENTS BY SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

To (1) prohibit the physical restraint of a student who cannot be safely restrained because such restraint is medically contraindicated, (2) require school principals to provide verbal and written notification to the parent or guardian of any student placed in physical restraint or seclusion, (3) require continual rather than frequent monitoring of a student placed in involuntary seclusion, and (4) require the presence of a student's assigned school paraprofessional if such student is placed in physical restraint or seclusion.