H.R.1893: Keeping All Students Safe Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor George Miller, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 66 (62 Democrats, 1 Independent, 3 Republicans)
Introduced May 8, 2013
Latest Major Action July 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
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Bill Summary

Keeping All Students Safe Act - Directs the Secretary of Education (Secretary) to establish minimum standards that:

  • prohibit elementary and secondary school personnel from managing any student by using any mechanical or chemical restraint, physical restraint or escort that restricts breathing, or aversive behavioral intervention that compromises student health and safety;
  • prohibit such personnel from using physical restraint or seclusion, unless such measures are required to eliminate an imminent danger of physical injury to the student or others and certain precautions are taken;
  • require states and local educational agencies (LEAs) to ensure that a sufficient number of school personnel receive state-approved crisis intervention training and certification in first aid and certain safe and effective student management techniques;
  • prohibit physical restraint or seclusion from being written into a student's education plan, individual s...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
May 8, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.