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S.2036: Keeping All Students Safe Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Tom Harkin, D-Iowa|
|Total Cosponsors||5 (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||Feb. 24, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 24, 2014|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Keeping All Students Safe Act - Requires each state educational agency and local educational agency (LEA) that receives federal funds to prohibit school personnel, contractors, and resource officers from subjecting students to: (1) seclusion, (2) mechanical or chemical restraint, (3) aversive behavioral intervention that compromises student health and safety, or (4) physical restraint that is life-threatening or contraindicated based on the student's health or disability status.
Excludes from the definition of "seclusion" time outs that involve the separation of a student from the group, in a non-locked setting, for the purpose of calming.
Allows physical restraint only when: (1) the student's behavior poses an immediate danger of serious physical harm to the student or others; (2) the restraint does not interfere with the student's ability to communicate; and (3) the restraint occurs after less restrictive interventions have proven ineffective in stoppin...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 24, 2014||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1004-1007)|