HB384 (2013) Detail

Requiring parental consent prior to a mental health examination in public schools.


HB 384 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0152

04/03

HOUSE BILL 384

AN ACT requiring parental consent prior to a mental health examination in public schools.

SPONSORS: Rep. Itse, Rock 10; Rep. Comerford, Rock 33; Rep. Sandblade, Hills 18; Rep. Jones, Straf 24

COMMITTEE: Education

ANALYSIS

This bill requires school personnel to obtain parental consent prior to conducting a mental health examination of any child enrolled in a public elementary or secondary school in this state.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0152

04/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT requiring parental consent prior to a mental health examination in public schools.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Health and Sanitation; Mental Health Examinations. Amend RSA 200 by inserting after section 32 the following new section:

200:32-a Mental Health Examinations. No school personnel shall conduct a mental health examination of any child enrolled of a public elementary or secondary school in this state without the permission of the child’s parents or legal guardian.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB384 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB384 Revision: 24368 Date: Jan. 17, 2013, midnight

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