|SC||To governor 05/2013||P-12||Use of Epinephrine|
Permits school districts and private schools to obtain supplies of epinephrine auto-injector to use in certain circumstances. Authorizes cer...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||School Allowable Drugs|
Enables local public and private schools to stock a supply of auto-injectable epinephrine.
|MT||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Concussion Protection|
SB 112 requires each school district in the state offering organized youth athletic activities to adopt policies and procedures to inform at...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Concussions|
Establishes protocols, protections to limit and treat injury to youth athletes and students. Defines rules for concussion identification, tr...
|WA||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Establishing Statewide Indicators of Educational Health|
Establishes statewide indicators of educational system health and requires the state board, with assistance from the office of the superinte...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Maintenance of a Stock of Epinephrine|
Authorizes schools to maintain a stock supply of epinephrine in a school setting.
|WV||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||School Use of Epinephrine|
Allows schools to voluntarily maintain and use epinephrine auto-injectors. Provides for the administration of an auto-injector by a school n...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Amends Concussion Management Program|
Amends concussion management program requirements. Explicitly states that the duty to remove a student under the conditions set forth in thi...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Concussion Training|
Requires school to adopt guidelines, other pertinent information as approved by the Department of Health to inform and educate coaches, scho...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Treatment of Diabetic students|
AN ACT amending section 15-344.01, Arizona Revised Statutes. Allows voluntary diabetes care assistants to administer insulin in addition to...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Cytomegalovirus Public Health Initiative|
Directs the department of health to establish a public education program regarding the impacts and dangers of congenital cytomegalovirus (CM...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Emergency Anaphylaxis Medications in Schools|
Permits students with life-threatening allergies to have access to an epinephrine auto-injector in school, as well as a written individual h...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Training on Signs and Symptoms of Concussions|
Amends provisions regarding the California High School Coaching Education and Training Program; provides that "training" include a basic und...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Making Immunization Data Publicly Available|
Requires district and registered nonpublic school to make publicly available by December 1 of each year the immunization data they are requi...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Concussions|
Directs the department of education and the Hawaii High School Athletic Association to develop a concussion educational program that include...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||CPR Instruction|
Public and charter schools serving grades nine through twelve may provide their students instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Stude...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Adminstering Ephinephrine|
Allows students to carry auto-injectable epinephrine and adds bus drivers and monitors as adults who may administer epinephrine under certai...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Instruction in CPR and Using an AED|
Existing policy permits districts to provide safety education instruction in all grades. Provides that the definition of "safety education" ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Body Mass Index and Weight Screenings|
S.B. 316 - Body Mass Index and Weight Screenings
Makes participation in the body mass index and weight screenings program for kindergartners and students in grades 3, 5, and 9 optional, and...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||CPR Certification|
H.B. 1901 - Section 1439
This new section requires each school or location to have one person certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation during regular school hours ...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Statewide School Health Services Program|
Authorizes the department of education to establish a statewide school health services program. Provides the department flexibility in admin...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Concussion Management|
Requires school districts to develop policies for the management of concussion and head injury in student sports and limits a school distric...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Care of Students with Diabetes|
Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, requires that a diabetes management and treatment plan be submitted by each student with diabetes ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Administration of Auto-Injectable Epinephrine|
Requires the governing authority of each public elementary and secondary school to adopt a policy authorizing a school nurse or trained scho...
|LA||Passed 06/2012||P-12||Study on Compliance re: Vending Machine and Physical Activity Policies|
Request that the Louisiana Department of Education and state board conduct a survey or study to determine school compliance with the state l...
|PA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12|
|Standards for Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Death in Student Athletes|
Requires the Department of Health and the Department of Education to post on their websites guidelines and materials to inform and education...
|RI||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Administering Epinephrine|
Allows bus drivers and monitors to administer epinephrine under certain circumstances. Requires training. Allows for student possession of e...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Student Health Data|
S.B. 318 - Student Health Data
From K-12 appropriations bill: Provides that of appropriation to the School Nurses Program, $250,000 is appropriated for the collection and ...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Coordinated School Health Pilot Program|
Authorizes the State Department of Education and the State Department of Health to establish a school health pilot program based upon approp...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Model Policy Regarding Management of Head Injuries in School Activities and Athletics|
The bill directs the Commissioner of Education to propose a model policy for public schools and private schools enrolling more than 60% of t...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Coordinated School Health Program|
Etablishes a targeted coordinated school health program for the purpose of reducing childhood obesity and a related grant program. The progr...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Physical Exercise Requirement for Grades K-5|
(Sec. 9) Requires public schools to include a total of 20 minutes of physical exercise in each regular school day for students in kindergart...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Concussions|
Requires each local board of education to develop guidelines and other pertinent information regarding medical evaluation of concussions or ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Immunization|
Urges support for access to immunization through school-based vaccination programs.
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Student Health Reporting|
Removes the expectation of county superintendents to report on matters relating to students growth, health, and well-being. Requires the Sta...
|AR||Adopted 04/2012||P-12||Nutrition and Physical Activity Standards|
AR ADC 005.15.15-1.0 to AR ADC 005.15.15-12.0
Amends rules governing nutrition and physical activity standards and body mass index for age assessment protocols in Arkansas public schools...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Concussions and Head Injuries|
Requires independent sanctioning authorities for youth athletic teams and the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) to (1) adopt ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Possession and Administration of Epinephrine|
H.B. 1107/S.B. 656
Requires local school boards to adopt and implement policies for the possession and administration of epinephrine in every school. The schoo...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Care of Students with Diabetes|
Provides legislative findings and definitions, including "diabetes medical management plan" and "trained diabetes personnel". Directs the de...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Student Concussions and Medical Exams|
Requires coaches to complete training on recognizing and treating concussions and head injuries. Requires the state board or its agency to d...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Voluntary Influenza Vaccination Program|
Directs the department of education, in consultation with the Alabama Department of Public Health, to strongly encourage all public K-12 sch...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Testing for lead levels (lead poisoning) prior to school enrollment|
Requires the Division of Public Health of the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a lead poisoning prevention program. Requ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Dual Enrollment--Vaccination Requirements|
Provides that a high school must forward the immunization records of students attempting to enroll in postsecondary courses while still enro...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||AIDS-related Curricula|
Requires the office of research and education accountability and the department of health to do studies on AIDS curricula. Directs departmen...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||First Aid & Concussions|
Urges coaches of youth sports teams to take classes in first aid relative to the prevention, recognition, and treatment of concussions.
|TN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Curricular Changes for CPR Training|
Revises statute on CPR education, requiring schools to use hands-on practice and skills testing to support cognitive learning and training. ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Public Schools; Immunization Requirements|
Allows a 180-day conditional enrollment period for students who need more than two doses of the required hepatitis B vaccine, to allow for p...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Expanding Types of Medications Employees Can Administer|
Expands the types of medications that a public or private school employee may administer to include topical medication, eye drops, and ear ...
|GA||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||CPR Classes and Automated External Defibrillators in Public Schools|
Urges the Georgia Department of Education to implement cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes and the implementation of automated exter...
|OR||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Student Health - Lead Poisoning|
Requires that the Oregon Health Authority develop and maintain a lead poisoning prevention clearinghouse on its website for public and priva...
|VT||Signed into law 01/2012||P-12||Safe Cleaning Products in Schools|
Proposes to protect the health of students, custodial staff, and other building occupants by requiring the use in schools of safe cleaning p...
|AL||Issued 12/2011||P-12||HIV/AIDS Prevention Task Force|
Executive Order 26
Establishes the HIV/AIDS Prevention Task Force. Includes the state superintendent of education or designee among the membership. Charges the...
|PA||Signed into law 11/2011||P-12||Safety in Youth Sports Act|
Establishes standards for managing concussions and traumatic brain injuries to student athletes. Requires the Departments of Education and ...
|AR||Adopted Regulations 10/2011||P-12||Hearing Services Provider Manual|
AR ADC 016.06.24-202.110; AR ADC 016.06.24-213.000; AR ADC 016.06.24-214.000; AR ADC 016.06.24-242.100, 110, 200, 310; AR ADC 016.06.35-500.000
Revises the Hearing Services provider policy manual to allow school districts and education service cooperatives (ESCs) to perform certain a...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Training Nonmedical School Employees to Provide Emergency Assistance to Students Suffering Seizures|
From bill summary: Until January 1, 2017, authorizes a school district, county office of education, or charter school to participate in a pr...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Concussions|
From bill summary: Requires a school district that elects to offer athletic programs to immediately remove from a school-sponsored athletic ...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||California School Climate, Health, and Learning Survey|
From bill summary: States legislative intent to pursue every means necessary to ensure that the California School Climate, Health, and Learn...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Bedbug Infestation Notifications|
Amends provisions related to notifications of bedbug infestations in New York City public schools. Adds guardians of potentially affected st...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Directs each school board to adopt a policy on student athlete concussions and head injuries that is in compliance with the protocols, polic...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Conditional School Attendance in Absence of Pertussis Boosters|
Until June 30, 2012, allows a county office of education, district governing board or charter school governing body to allow a student in gr...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Data Collection Requirements/Charter Schools|
State Education Resource Center - Clarifies the status of the State Education Resource Center as a nonstock corporation and nonprofit tax ex...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Concussions|
H.B. 5440 and S.B. 0291 A
Adds an annual refresher course to the initial course requirement for coaches and volunteers, and encourages districts to have
|MO||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Establishes the High School Sports Brain Injury Prevention Act which requires school boards to work with the Missouri State High School Acti...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Health|
H.B. 153 - Health
Repeals requirement that the healthy choices for healthy children council assist the department of health in developing a list of resources ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Definitions for Purposes of District Purchases|
H.B. 153 - Definitions for Purposes of District Purchases
Repeals existing definition of "electronic textbook". Establishes new defintion of electronic textbook as any book or book substitute access...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Concussions by Student Athletes|
Relates to concussions and head injuries suffered by student athletes, education requirements, removal of athletes from competition upon sus...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||National School Breakfast Program|
Requries funds appropriated for the school breakfast program to be used to provide school breakfasts at no cost to students of all grade lev...
|IL||Adopted 06/2011||P-12||Recess in Schools Task Force|
Extends the date by which the Recess in Schools Task Force must submit its final report to December 31, 2011. http://www.ilga.gov/legislatio...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Comprehensive Sports Injury Management Program|
Creates a comprehensive sports injury management program related to the health and safety of students who participate in school-sanctioned a...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Food Allergies|
Defines "severe food allergy". Requires that a district request, upon a student's enrollment, parental disclosure of a food allergy or sever...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Guidelines for the Care of Students with a Diagnosed Food Allergy at Risk for Anaphylaxis|
Directs local boards and charter schools to adopt and administer a policy for the care of students with a diagnosed food allergy at risk for...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Reporting Student Performance on Physical Fitness Assessment|
Amends provisions relating to reporting student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument to the Texas Education Agency. http:...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Membership of Local School Health Advisory Council|
Authorizes a local board of trustees to appoint a representative of local domestic violence programs to the local school health advisory cou...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Gfeller-Waller Concussion Awareness Act|
Provides that the required rules governing interscholastic athletic activities adopted by the State Board of Education must provide:
|AL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Requires the governing body of each sport or recreational organization to develop guidelines and other pertinent information to inform paren...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Authorizes School Districts To Restrict Smoking on District Property|
Provides an exception to the state's preemption of smoking regulation to authorize district school boards to restrict smoking by persons on ...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Relating to prevention and evaluation of and liability for concussions in student athletes. Sec. 14.30.142 is amended to read: The governing...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Requires the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association and the board of trustees of each school district to adopt policies concerning th...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Vaccination Against Bacterial Meningitis|
Relates to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher edu...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Physical Education|
Requires local education agencies (LEAs) to incorporate a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity each instructional day for elementary a...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Health Curriculum Component on Sexual Health|
Beginning July 1, 2012, each school district and nonpublic school is required to ensure that the portion of its health curriculum which is r...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Requires Policies and Programs on the Risk of Concussions and Head Injuries|
Requires the state Department of Education, in collaboration with specified entities, to develop policies and to implement a program to prov...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Requires the department of education, in consultation with specified persons, to disseminate guidelines, information sheets, and forms to sc...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Administering Auto-Injectable Epinephrine|
Permits a school to receive and store auto-injectable epinephrine on behalf of a student who is not able to self-administer the medication i...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Defibrillators|
Requires the first AED received by a school to be placed in a location that can be readily accessed, which may include those areas used for ...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Concussions|
S.B. 100 - Sec. 39
This section defines and establishes the importance of avoiding and treating student concussions. Requires the development of statewide guid...
|NE||Vetoed 05/2011||P-12||Blood Lead Testing|
Requires each student entering kindergarten on and after July 1, 2011, to have undergone blood lead testing after the age
of eighteen month...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Concussions and Head Injury Awareness|
Requires the state Department of Education, in collaboration with specified entities, to develop policies and implement a program to provide...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Requires school district governing boards to implement policies and procedures regarding concussions and head injuries of students participa...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Physical Education/Activity Requirements|
Requires districts and charter schools to adopt policies to incorporate time for physical activity into schedules for elementary students. S...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Protecting Against Concussions and Brain Injuries|
Concerned with protecting students from concussions and other brain injuries. http://coolice.legis.state.ia.us/linc/84/external/govbills/SF3...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Athletic Trainers|
Requires districts to develop procedures concerning student physical activity in its public schools that includes recognition and management...
|MS||Vetoed 04/2011||P-12||Influenza Vaccination Program|
Authorizes the state department of health to apply for federal grants and to provide an influenza vaccination school program for school-age ...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Requires that all schools that sponsor or sanction athletic activities must adopt a concussion management program and outlines specific requ...
|AR||To Governor 03/2011||P-12||Administration of Glucagon|
Provides that a licensed nurse employed by a school district or other healthcare professional shall annually train volunteer school personne...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Student Sports Concussions|
Creates the "Protection of Athletes with Head Injuries Act". Includes public or private school in the definition of "amateur sports organiza...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Public School Vision Screening|
Extends the public school vision screening from age 7 to age 8. Authorizes the division of services for the blind and visually impaired (in ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Support for Increased Participation in Outdoor Activities|
Expresses support for increased participation by children in outdoor activities and support policies that promote outdoor activities for Uta...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Health Requirements for Students|
Allows licensed nurse practitioners, in addition to physicians, registered nurses or local health department employees, to immunize public s...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Concussions|
Establishes policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. The South Dakota High
|WY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||School Athletics Safety|
Requires the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop a model protocol and to assist school districts in developing protocols f...
|KY||Adopted 03/2011||P-12||Students with Chronic Health Conditions|
Encourages the state department of education, the Kentucky Board of Nursing, the Kentucky Education Association, and the Kentucky School Boa...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2011||P-12||Youth Health Risk Survey|
Requires the Department of Health to develop and administer a random survey of students in public middle and high schools to facilitate plan...
|IL||Signed into law 12/2010||P-12||Care of Students with Diabetes|
Creates the Care of Students with Diabetes Act. Requires that a diabetes care plan serve as the basis of a student's Section 504 plan, and t...
|IL||Adopted 12/2010||P-12||Recess in Schools Task Force|
Creates a Recess in Schools Task Force. Charges the task force with examining the barriers facing schools in providing daily recess to every...
|IL||Adopted 11/2010||P-12||Influenza Mass Vaccinations|
States the House of Representatives' support for school-based influenza mass vaccination collaborations among local health departments and e...
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12||Use of Asthma Inhalers and Epinephrine Auto-Injectors|
H.B. 101- Section 1414.1
Provides for the possession and use of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors by students within school entities. Requires each school entity to amend i...
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12||Local Wellness Policies & Duties of the State Department|
H.B. 101- Sections 1422.1, 1422,3
Requires that local policies include food allergy. Also requires the department to provide certain notifications to schools and to colaborat...
|NY||Vetoed 10/2010||P-12||Outdoor Playspace in NYC Public Schools|
-Requires the chancellor of the New York City Department of Education to make an annual report to the governor and legislature on outdoor pl...
|ME||Issued 10/2010||P-12||School-Based H1N1 Vaccination Clinics|
E.O. 05 FY 11/12
Directs the director of the Maine Emergency Management Agency to coordinate with the department of health and human services, Maine Center f...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||P-12|
|Authority of Physician's Assistant|
From bill analysis: Authorizes a physician's assistant to:
(1) Certify that teacher certification or renewal candidates are free from any c...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||P-12||Integrated Pest Management|
From bill summary: Beginning January 1, 2014, requires all schoolsites to adopt an integrated pest management program as established, admini...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Notifications of Bedbug Infestations at School|
Applicable only to New York City: Requires public school principals to immediately notify parents of any bedbug infestations found in a scho...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Student Immunizations|
Permits specified health care professionals acting under the direction of a supervising physician and surgeon to administer immunizations to...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Students with Asthma|
Clarifies provisions related to student self-administration of asthma medication or student use of an epinephrine auto-injector. Provides th...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Child Care/Day Care Facilities and CPR|
Requires at least one employee at a child day care facility or family day care home to be trained and certified in cardiopulmonary resuscita...
|DC||Adopted 07/2010||P-12||Physical Education and Physical Activity|
L.B. 18-564 - Physical Education and Physical Activity
Provides that one of the purposes of the newly-established Healthy Schools Fund is to make competitive grants available to public schools an...
|DC||Adopted 07/2010||P-12||Health and Wellness|
LB 18-564 - Health and Wellness
Requires public schools and charter schools to provide health education to students in grades K-8. Requires schools to collaborate with pare...
|DC||Adopted 07/2010||P-12||Healthy Youth and Schools Commission|
L.B. 18-564 - Healthy Youth and Schools Commission
Establishes the Healthy Youth and Schools Commission to advise the mayor and the council on health, wellness and nutritional issues concerni...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Nutrition and Physical Activity Best Practices Database|
Directs the state board of education to develop and maintain a nutrition and physical activity best practices database, to contain the resul...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Student Health|
S.B. 210, Part I
Establishes the Healthy Choices for Healthy Children Council. Directs the council to:
(1) Monitor progress in improving student health and ...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Lyme Disease|
H.B. 7418A, S.B. 2265B
Directs the department of elementary and secondary education, in collaboration with the department of health, to make Lyme disease awareness...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||School and Youth Programs Concussion act|
H.B. 7036, S.B. 2034
Requires the department of education and the department of health to work with the Rhode Island interscholastic league to inform coaches, yo...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Guidelines for Educating Coaches and Players About Concussions|
This act would require school districts to work with the Rhode Island interscholastic league to develop guidelines for educating coaches and...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Teen Dating Violence and Abuse Instruction|
Provides that comprehensive health education taught in public schools shall include component on teen dating violence and abuse for students...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Physical Education|
Requires that the physical education curriculum be sequential, developmentally appropriate, and designed, implemented, and evaluated to enab...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Prescribed Pancreatic Enzyme Supplements|
Allows a student who has experienced or is at risk for pancreatic insufficiency or who has been diagnosed as having cystic fibrosis may carr...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Dental Health Education, Screening, and Treatment Referral|
Directs the department of health and environmental control to implement a targeted community program for dental health education, screening,...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Diabetes Control Grant Program|
Enacts the Diabetes and Health Improvement Act of 2010. Establishes the Diabetes Control Grant Program. Provides for an advisory committee. ...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Air Quality in Schools|
Requires the school board of each school district to develop and implement a policy to address air quality in schools.
|MN||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Healthy Kids Awards Program|
Establishes the healthy kids awards program to reward k-12th grade schools that implement policies and practices that create opportunities f...
|NY||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Prohibition on Outdoor Application of Certain Pesticides|
Prohibits the use of certain pesticides, characterized by various toxic properties, for day care center and school outdoor applications.
|OK||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Guidelines for Concussions and Head Injuries|
Directs school district boards to develop guidelines and other pertinent information and forms to inform and educate coaches, youth athletes...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Student Athletes - Concussions and Head Injuries|
Requires coaches of intramural and interscholastic athletics to complete annual training regarding the recognition of and dangers associated...
|WI||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Health-Related School Closures|
Requires a school board, within 24 hours of a school being closed by a local health officer or DHS, or by a school district administrator be...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Diabetes Management|
Prohibits a school district from restricting the assignment of a student who has diabetes to a particular school on the basis that the stude...
|WI||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Instruction in Resuscitation|
Requires offering of approved instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated extern...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Student Health|
Expands the types of health professionals who may certify a pupil has a chronic health problem. Adds physician assistants, nurse practitione...
|CA||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Healthy School Environments|
Encourages schools and districts to take proactive and preventative steps to create healthy school environments, including training staff on...
|TN||Signed by Governor 04/2010||P-12||Annual Advisory on MRSA Infections|
Enacts the "Kristen K. Hunter Infection Control Act," which will require the department of health to issue an annual advisory to the departm...
|NH||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||School Air Quality|
This bill requires annual investigation of air quality in public schools. This bill also requires the department of education to implement t...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Automated Defibrillator Devices (AEDs)|
Requires all K-12 public schools to have automated defibrillator devices (AEDs) on-site. Authorizes local education agencies (LEAs) to recei...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Influenza Education and Immunizations|
Directs the commissioner of health to annually provide parents of children between 6 months and 18 years of age who are in school with educa...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2010||Postsec.||Ability to Designate Higher Education Institutions as Tobacco Free|
Authorizes institutions within the State System of Higher Education to be designated as tobacco free; provides for adoption of a policy by t...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Health Screenings|
Requires the department to determine which screenings should be performed and establishes a method for gathering student health data for sch...
|OR||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Vision Screening|
Directs Department of Education to establish pilot program for purpose of providing comprehensive vision screenings to students; sunsets Jun...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Free Vision Screenings|
Amends provisions related to vision screening in schools. Amends provisions to further clarify that free vision screening in schools is for ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Electronic Cigarettes on School Property|
Provides the state board of education may, and local boards and charter schools must adopt rules prohibiting the use, possession or distribu...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Healthier Schools Initiative|
Requires the State Department of Education to provide financial incentives to schools receiving recognition through the Healthier Schools In...
|WI||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
|School Nurses, Medication Administration|
Relates to school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils; requires nurses to meet the qualifications for school nurses; includes a...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Comprehensive Food Service Training|
Requires the Office of Healthy Schools of the State Department of Education to provide comprehensive training on certain food service practi...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Vaccination Plans|
Requires the Department of Health develop, with input from the localities, a plan for the prompt vaccination of all children who attend a pu...
|WI||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Human Growth and Development Instruction|
The purpose of the statute on instruction in human growth and development instruction is to encourage all school boards to ensure that pupil...
|IL||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12|
|Automated External Defibrillators|
Differentiates between an indoor and outdoor "physical fitness facility" owned or operated by a public or private elementary or secondary sc...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2010||Postsec.|
|Task Force on Underage Drinking in Higher Education|
Establishes Task Force on Underage Drinking in Higher Education. Defines membership and duties of task force.
|WI||Signed into law 12/2009||P-12||Protects Health Care Volunteers from Liability|
Relates to liability of volunteer health care providers providing services for a nonprofit agency, a school board or governing body; include...
|NV||Rule Adoption 10/2009||P-12||HEALTH COURSES|
NAC 389.2423, .2944, .281, .381, .455
Revises and repeals provisions governing courses of instruction for health.
|TX||Adopted 10/2009||P-12||Control of Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infections|
25 TAC 1.97.A.97.7
Amends rules concerning the control of communicable diseases requiring exclusion from schools. Deletes the references to child-care faciliti...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Cleaning of Wrestling Equipment|
Authorizes the governing board of each school district maintaining a high school to provide for the annual cleaning and sterilization of wre...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||Information about Meningococcal Disease|
Requires the department of public health to develop information about meningococcal disease, including information pertaining to children be...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Early Childhood Nutrition and Physical Activity Pilot Program|
Provides legislative findings and declarations on nutrition and health in children's early years. Requires the superintendent of public inst...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Health Emergencies, Certification Requirements|
Provides that, if a district closes one or more (but not all) schools during a public health emergency, the district may claim a full day of...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||MRSA Prevention in Residential Schools and Juvenile Corrections Centers|
Creates the MRSA Prevention, Control, and Reporting Act to to improve the prevention of infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococc...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Application of Lawn Care Products|
Requires school districts to adopt a procedure to comply with the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act and the Structural Pest Cont...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Life-Threatening Food Allergies|
Requires the state board of education, in conjunction with the department of public health, to develop and make available to each school boa...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Obesity Prevention Initiative Act|
Creates the Obesity Prevention Initiative Act. Requires the Department of Public Health to organize at least three hearings on the health an...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||School Diabetes Care Plans|
Requires boards of directors of charter schools to implement the guidelines adopted by the State Board of Education for the development and ...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Dentistry in the Schools|
From Legislative Counsel's Digest: Existing law requires that pupils of public and private schools, be offered the opportunity to receive, w...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Cancer Prevention|
Requires that the Comprehensive Health Education Program include information about cancer, including types of cancer, signs and symptoms, ri...
|OH||Adopted 07/2009||P-12||Integrated Pest Management|
OAC 901:5-11-14, -15
Creates new rules relating to integrated pest management standard and pesticide use in schools.
Integrated Pest Management Standard: http:/...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Policies to Protect Students with Food Allergies|
H.B. 1 - Section 3313.719
Creates new section 3313.719. Directs school districts, community schools, STEM schools and chartered nonpublic schools to adopt written pol...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Administration of Prescription Drugs to Students|
H.B. 1 - Section 3313.713
Effective July 1, 2011, permits only district employees who are licensed health professionals, or who have completed a drug administration t...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||School Health and Safety Inspections|
H.B. 1 - Sections 3313.473, 3313.86, 3701.93 through 3701.936
From DOE summary of H.B. 1:
Section 3313.86: Creates new Section 3313.86. Requires school districts, community schools, STEM schools and ch...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Governor's Advisory Council on Physical Fitness, Wellness and Sports|
H.B. 1 - Sections 3701.77, 3701.771 and 3701.772
Repeals 3701.77, which established in the department of health the 15-member governor's advisory council on physical fitness, wellness and s...
|HI||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 07/2009||P-12||Environmentally-Sensitive Cleaning and Maintenance Products|
Requires public school facilities to give first preference to the purchase of environmentally-sensitive cleaning and maintenance products. D...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Reproductive Health and Safety Education|
Removes the requirement that local school administrative units (LEAs) provide only abstinence until marriage education and requires LEAs to ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Student Fitness Assessments|
Provides for physical fitness assessments in schools. It is the intention of the legislature to authorize a framework to collect data to ass...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.||Bacterial Meningitis and Postsecondary Compliance Programs|
Creates new Section 51.9192. Applies to first-time students enrolling in public, private and independent institutions of higher education on...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Web Site on Special Health Needs|
Directs the state education agency to establish a Web site for teachers of students with special health needs. Requires the Web site to incl...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Coordinated School Health Program|
Requires the campus improvement plan of an an elementary, middle or junior high school to set goals and objectives for a coordinated health ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Student Concussions|
Requires coaches of school athletic teams to receive annual training on how to recognize symptoms of a concussion and how to seek proper med...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Repeal of Health School Health Committee|
Repeals the coordinated school health committee and requires a report to be submitted detailing the state's efforts in providing health educ...
|TX||Adopted 06/2009||P-12||Integrated Pest Management in Schools|
4 TAC 22.214.171.124, .153
§7.150 is repealed and adopted with new language. Specifies requirements for school districts to follow in implementing an integrated pest m...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Phys. Ed. and Health in Elementary Schools|
Requires the Commissioner of Education to conduct an assessment of the physical education capacities of elementary schools and to report to ...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Automatic External Defibrillators in Schools|
Concerns the availability of automatic external defibrillators in Schools; saves lives by requiring that: (1) There be an automatic external...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Student Health|
Requires school districts to adopt policies on allergy prevention and response, with priority given to addressing potentially deadly food-bo...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Waivers for Makeup Days|
Provides that in the event of a natural disaster or serious outbreak of illness affective or endangering students or staff during a school y...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Commission on HIV|
Extends by one year the reporting date for the commission to review New Hampshire's statutes on HIV education, prevention, and control.
|AL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Automated External Defibrillator|
Requires that an automated external defibrillator be placed in each public K-12 school in the state. Requires at one employee at each school...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Booster Immunizations for 7th graders|
Amends section 79-217 to require every student entering 7th grade on or after July 1, 2010
to have a booster immunization containing diphthe...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Student Weight|
Extends the prospective expiration of the requirement that each school conduct examinations of the height and weight of a representative sam...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Adolescent Health|
Directs the department of state health Services and the state education agency and all other state agencies that provide information, servic...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Instructions for Schools Offering CPR Instruction|
Requires school districts that offer cardiopulmonary resuscitation or automatic external defibrillator instruction to use instruction develo...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Public Health Emergencies|
Establishes provisions relating to public health emergencies; requires the Governor to determine whether a public health emergency or other ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Psychotropic Drug Policy Reviews|
As introduced, instructs the state board of education to review district policies on school personnel recommending psychotropic drugs such a...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Immunizations|
Includes a physician's designee and a pharmacist's designee as persons who may provide immunization data to the immunization data registry; ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Information about Meningitis|
Requires local school systems to provide information to parents of students in grades 6-12 on meningococcal meningitis disease and its vacci...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Outreach Regarding Availability of Insurance|
H.B. 1400 - Health Insurance
Requires the superintendent of public instruction and the department of human services to jointly develop a system under which families of c...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Immunizations|
Urges department of health to enhance current immunization activities to focus on vaccination of all children ages six months through 18 yea...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Diabetes Prevention and Health Improvement|
Makes all schools, instead of just high schools, eligible for grants from the Tennessee center for diabetes prevention and health improvemen...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Student Health and Physical Education Act|
Enacts the Student Health and Physical Education Act. Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, requires local school systems to conduct an annu...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Air Quality|
Requires the State Department of Health to adopt rules concerning indoor air quality in schools and state agencies; provides that after the ...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Auto-Injectible Epinephrine|
Authorizes students to possess and self-administer prescription auto-injectable epinephrine. Requires local board policies to include
|OK||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Safe Routes to School Program|
Requires the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to establish and implement the Safe Routes to Schools program, a federally-funded program...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Physical Fitness Measurement Program|
Requires each local school system to develop and implement an annual physical fitness measurement program; establishes specified program ele...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Health|
Repeals the program for scoliosis screening in schools. Chapter 41
|MD||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||School Wellness Policy|
H.B. 1264; S.B. 879
Authorizes local school systems to develop and implement Wellness Policy Implementation and Monitoring Plans to establish baseline student d...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Administration of Medication|
Concerns the School Medication Aide Act; relates to epinephrine kits, responsibility for maintenance by the Board of Pharmacy, and persons a...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.|
|The Clean Air on Campus Act of 2009|
Enacts the Clean Air on Campus Act of 2009; prohibits smoking on state-supported institutions of higher education campuses to protect studen...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Sports Safety|
Requires the Kentucky High School Athletics Association, with assistance from the department of education, to staff and coordinate a study o...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation|
Changes the name of the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation to the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and allows for moneys from the V...
|Finance and Facilities|
Relates to sufficient textbook requirements, county superintendent revenue limits, school district building maintenance funding, funding for...
|KY||Issued 12/2008||P-12||Commission on Philanthropy|
Establishes the state Commission on Philanthropy to explore new opportunities for creative solutions to the state's systemic challenges. Pro...
|IL||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 09/2008||P-12||Prevalent Student Chronic Health Conditions|
Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, requires teachers' institutes to include instruction on prevalent student chronic health condition...
|WA||Adopted 08/2008||P-12||SEX EDUCATION|
Amends rules relating to sex education. Provides definition and requirements for providing sex education.
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12|
|Commission on Children and Youth|
Creates the Commission on Children and Youth Act. Provides for membership, appointments, goals, recommendations, and reports. Provides that ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Health Exams for Students Entering Grade 6|
Provides that any child who received a health examination within one year prior to entering the fifth grade for a certain school year is not...
|CA||Signed by Governor 07/2008||P-12||Environmental impact|
Makes technical changes to the California Environmental Quality Act that prohibits an environmental impact report for any project involving ...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Standards-Based PE and Health Curricula|
Requires that the physical education and health curricula in schools be based on standards set by the state Health Education Framework and t...
|LA||Issued 07/2008||P-12||Abstinence Education|
Executive Order 22
(Executive Order No. BJ 08-21) Directs the Department of Health and Hospitals and the Governor's Program on Abstinence to promote abstinence...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||Postsec.|
|Student Immunization Reports|
Requires all public and nonpublic postsecondary education institutions to electronically transmit immunization compliance reports to the dep...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12|
|School Indoor Air Quality|
Establishes a commission to study air quality issues in public school buildings; provides for membership and compensation and a report; prov...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Health Curriculum|
Updates the health education curriculum requirements to include instruction on the effects of alcohol and other drugs, child abuse, human im...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Posting of Student Allergy to Peanut|
Requires boards to require schools to post a notice in a conspicuous place advising if there is a student in the school that has an allergy ...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Safe Environments for Students with Food Allergies|
Directs public schools to develop a policy to provide a safe environment for students with peanut, tree nut, or other food allergies; provid...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Vaccinations|
Effective with the 2009-2010 school year, requires students to provide evidence of vaccination against meningococcal disease as a condition ...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Directors|
Enables the Governor to assure terms of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Board of Directors are staggered by appoint...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Eligibility for Free or Reduced Health Insurance|
Requires local school districts, vocational or technical school districts, and the Department of Health and Social Services to take advantag...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||School Breakfast Programs|
Requires expansion of the school district breakfast programs to middle and high schools; sets prices for school meals and for provision of t...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Debrillators in High Schools|
Requires each school district to develop and implement an external defibrillator program for each high school which requires that such a def...
|LA||Became law without governor's signature 06/2008||P-12||Information on Human Papillomavirus|
Requires school boards to provide information on human papillomavirus and immunization against it to the parents of students in grades 6-12....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Immunization against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases|
Effective with the 2009-2010 school year, requires each person entering the sixth grade in any school in the state to present evidence of im...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||School Health Coordinators Pilot Program|
Directs the State Department of Education to contract with a statewide school health program to establish a School Health Coordinators Pilot...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Immunization Compliance Reports|
Requires the chief administrators of all public and private elementary and secondary schools, kindergartens, colleges, universities, proprie...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12|
|Heartsaver AED Fund|
Makes nonpublic schools eligible for matching grants from the department of public health's Heartsaver AED Fund to help purchase Automated E...
|VT||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Self-Medication|
Permits students with life-threatening food allergies or other life-threatening chronic illnesses to possess and self-administer life-saving...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||Postsec.|
|TB Screening for Higher Education Students|
Concerns tuberculosis screening for higher education students; allows each college and university in the state to create a tuberculosis scre...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Self-Administration of Medication|
Requires local boards to adopt a policy that permits the self administration of inhaled asthma medication by a student for treatment of asth...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Defibrillators in Schools|
Requires each public high school with an interscholastic athletics program to have at least one functioning automated external defibrillator...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System|
Requires the State Department of Education to require local school systems to utilize passive parental consent before administering the Yout...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Quality Afterschool Opportunities Act|
Creates the Quality Afterschool Opportunities Act to Reduce Childhood Obesity and Improve Academic Performance; directs the State Department...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Physical Activity|
Beginning with the 2008-2009 school year, the Board must require, as a condition of accreditation, that public elementary schools provide to...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Defibrillators in Schools|
Encourages LEAs to place automatic external defibrillators in schools; placement of such devices shall be within LEA's existing fiscal resou...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Health Services in a Family Resource or Youth Services Center|
As funding becomes available, authorizes a supplemental grant program to fund the employment of a licensed physician or nurse to provide hea...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Choking Risk in Children|
Requires the department of health to establish criteria for determining which foods and food products may pose a significant choking risk in...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Eye Examinations|
Relates to student eye care; requires certification of the performance of an eye examination, and submission of the results of such examinat...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||School District Wellness Policies|
Encourages school districts to expand their local wellness policies to adopt goals for emphasizing healthy choices and lifestyles, including...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Funding for School-Based Health Clinics|
Allows funding from the Health Care Cash Fund to be used for school-based health clinics (formerly prohibited).
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Dental Screenings|
Beginning with the 2010-2011 school year, requires a screening by a dentist, physician or registered nurse and a student dental health certi...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Defibrillators|
Mandates that automated external defibrillators be made available in schools if funding is available; authorizes such defibrillators availab...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Diabetic students|
Relates to policies and procedures adopted by a school district or charter school for diabetes management and administration of glucagon to ...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Task Force on Student Physical Fitness|
Establishes a Task Force on Student Physical Fitness in State Public Schools; provides that the task force shall study the advisability of r...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Administration of Nebulizers|
Requires a school nurse or physician to administer nebulizers in accordance with a student's patient specific order. http://assembly.state.n...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12|
|Student Health Insurance Outreach Pilot Project|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction to solicit six pilot districts to implement a project to inquire whther students attending...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Dental and Lead Screenings|
Requires local boards to annually submit evidence by June 30 that students attending schools in their jurisdictions (public or private) have...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Mental Health Awareness|
Adds mental health education and awareness to the list of topics that shall be covered in family life education curricula.
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Epinephrine Auto-Injector|
Provides that a school, school board, or school official may not prohibit or dissuade a teacher or other school employee from possessing, st...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||High School Health Ed. Curriculum|
Adds education concerning CPR and first aid to the health education curriculum to students in grades six to 12.
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Administration of Prescription Medication|
Relates to administration of prescription drugs; allows a person employed in a school for students with disabilities to administer prescript...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Hearing Exams|
Present law allows a local education agency (LEA) to use revenues from gifts, grants, and state and local appropriations to provide an eye e...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Physical Fitness|
Requires local school boards to incorporate into their local wellness policy as a goal a minimum of an average of 150 minutes of physical fi...
|AK||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED|
4 AAC 06.055
Adds one new immunization and expands the age-range for another immunization required for entry into a state public school. Updates the name...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2008||P-12||School Nurses|
Clarifies that in nonpublic schools the school nurse would be required to recruit and train volunteer designees to administer epinephrine to...
|LA||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||School Health Forms|
Amends sections of Bulletin 741-Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators concerning school health forms. Establishes standardized health...
|MA||Signed into law 12/2007||P-12|
Establishes a task force within the department of education to examine hygienic procedures pertaining to school band instruments to prevent ...
|MA||Signed into law 12/2007||P-12||Hygenic Procedures Pertaining to Instruments|
Establishes a task force within the department of education to examine specified hygienic procedures pertaining to band instruments to preve...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2007||P-12||Health|
Relates to the Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement Act that prohibits the furnishing of tobacco products to, and the purchase of tobacco...
|IA||Adopted 10/2007||P-12||School Nurse, School Guidance Counselor|
IAC 281-12.2(256), 12.3(11), 12.4(12)
Requires that each school district have a school nurse and a qualified (i.e., licensed by the Board of Education Examiners) guidance counsel...
|IL||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 10/2007||P-12||Eye Examinations|
In the section concerning health examinations and immunizations, provides that all children enrolling in kindergarten or enrolling for the f...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2007||P-12||student health|
Relates to vaccinations. Adds pneumococcus to the list of childhood diseases for which the Legislature intends the eventual achievement of t...
|OH||Signed into law 10/2007||P-12||PE Standards|
H.B. 119 - Physical Education Standards
Requires the state board to adopt standards for physical education in grades K-12 developed by the National Association for Sport and Physic...
|NY||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Diagnostic Screenings|
Title 8 NYCRR Part 117
Amends regulations regarding diagnostic screenings of students who are new entrants to school or who have low test scores on the statewide t...
|IA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||Blood Lead Test|
Requires children to receive a blood lead test by age six or prior to enrollment in an elementary school. Strongly encourages parents to hav...
|OR||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Health and Physical Education|
Adds health and physical education to list of curriculum defined by state content standards. ...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Nebulizers in Schools|
Requires every school district and board of cooperative educational services to provide and maintain a nebulizer on-site in every public and...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Idling of School Bus Engines|
Requires the commissioner of education to promulgate regulations requiring school districts with a significant number of children with asthm...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Health Data Task Force|
Provides that a Health Data Task Force be convened to create a system for public access to integrated health data. Requires the state superi...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act|
Enacts Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act. Directs the commissioner to establish an anaphylactic policy for school districts for th...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Green Cleaning Schools Act|
Creates the Green Cleaning Schools Act. Requires the Green Government Coordinating Council, in consultation with other agencies and interest...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Training in CPR and Using a Defibrillator|
Amends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act. Requires the state board of education, subject to appropriation,...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Integrated Pest Management|
Relates to Integrated Pest Management Programs. Provides that required notification that such program is not economically feasible must be g...
|NJ||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Virus Prevention Campaign|
Requires distributing information about human papillomavirus to parents and guardians of seventh to twelfth graders and to pediatricians; es...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
|Smoking Ban in Schools and Dormitories|
Creates the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Prohibits smoking in schools and student dormitories of both public and private postsecondary instituti...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Dental Health Certificates|
Provides a dental health certificate must be requested when a student enrolls in a school, or at any time local school authorities feel such...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Self-Administration of Medication|
Requires that school district boards adopt policies and procedures relating to self-administration of medication by students with asthma or ...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Tobacco Free Schools|
Requires local boards to adopt written policies prohibiting the use of tobacco products by any person in public school buildings and school ...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Reduction in Diesel Emissions|
Requires the Environmental Quality Commission to establish a goal to reduce excess lifetime risk of cancer due to exposure to diesel engine ...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Pesticide Applications|
Protects children from exposure to lawn care pesticides by prohibiting the application of such at schools and day care centers; requires a c...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Peanut Allergies: Safety Issues|
Requires schools to post a notice in a conspicuous place advising if there is a student in the school that has an allergy to peanuts; prohib...
|TN||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Eye Examinations|
If the parent or guardian of a child with a need for an eye examination is unable to afford such an examination, an LEA of a county or munic...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Pilot Program: Physical Exercise, Weight Control|
Establishes a pilot program to develop curriculum in communities of several cities and towns to encourage physical exercise and promote heal...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Steroids, Performance-Enhancing Substances|
Prohibits school district employees, contractors and volunteers from selling, marketing, distributing, endorsing or suggesting steroid or pe...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Healthier Beverages, Snacks|
Requires all senior high schools that sell or distribute beverages and snacks on their premises, including those sold through vending machin...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Instruction in Lawful Abandonment of Newborn Baby|
Requires local boards of education to ensure that students in grades nine through twelve receive annual health instruction including informa...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Providing Health Care to Students|
Directs the Education Oversight Committee to hold hearings on the demands placed upon public schools in providing health care to students.
|NH||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||External Defibrillator Advisory Commission|
Establishes an automated external defibrillator advisory commission. It is the legislature's intent to encourage all schools to obtain and m...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Task Force on School Nurses|
Creates a Task Force on School Nurses to study the availability of nursing services in schools and the feasibility of expanding existing ser...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Coordinated Health Program|
From bill analysis: Student populations along the Texas-Mexico border suffer from high rates of Type 2 diabetes and are at an increased risk...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
Requires a physical examination before the completion of the first year of enrollment in elementary school. Requires examinations of height ...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Immunization Information System|
Existing law requires the immunization of children in public schools, private schools and child care facilities in certain circumstances. Re...
|NC||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Provision of HPV, Other Information|
Ensures that educational materials are provided so that schools provide information to parents and guardians concerning cervical cancer, cer...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Health and Safety|
Requires the department of education to consider, in reviewing the lifetime wellness curriculum, instruction in school safety issues. Encour...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Notice of Immunizations Needed; Translation Requirement|
Sec. 38.019. IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS PROGRAM. Requires the Department of State Health Services to prepare a list of the immunizations require...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Dental Screenings|
Requires children to have a dental screening as a condition of enrollment in elementary or high school; provides for exceptions. http://cool...
|TX||Became law without governor's signature 05/2007||P-12||HPV Immunization|
Prohibits requiring immunization against human papillomavirus (HPV) as a condition for admission to any elementary or secondary school. All ...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
Requires an individual to have training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, removing obstructions to a person's airway and the Heimlich maneuv...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||HPV Included in Course Materials|
The bill requires the inclusion of additional information regarding human papillomavirus in course materials related to sexually transmitted...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||All-Age Access to Smoking Cessation Programs|
Allows youth to access and consent to state smoking cessation programs.
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Statewide Hearing Loss Education Intervention Coordinator|
H.F. 2245 [Hearing Loss Intervention]
Specifies duties of the Statewide Hearing Loss Education Intervention Coordinator. (Section 7)
|IN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection|
Directs the state department of health to provide a school that enrolls grade 6 female students with information on cervical cancer and the ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||HPV Information|
Provides that, beginning with sixth grade entry, every public and private school in the state shall provide parents and guardians with infor...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Automated External Defibrillators|
Requires the state superintendent to purchase and distribute automated external defibrillators (AEDs. From the Fiscal Note: SB 2313 allocat...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Immunization of Homeless Students|
Requires the Commissioner of Education to report annually to the House and Senate Education Committees the number of homeless children who e...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Sexual Health Education|
By September 1, 2008, every public school that offers sexual health education must assure that it is medically and scientifically accurate; ...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Self-Adminstered Epinephrine|
Allows students to carry and self-adminster prescribed epinephrine in school for severe allergies.
|MD||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||HPV Vaccine Task Force|
H.B. 1049; S.B. 774
Establishes a Task Force on the HPV Vaccine; provides for the membership and staffing of the Task Force; provides that the members of the Ta...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2007||P-12||HPV Vaccine in School-Based Clinics|
Relates to health care; provides for the Human Papillomavirus vaccine in school-based clinics.
|AK||Passed 04/2007||P-12||health insurance|
Do pass., Relates to reauthorization of federal funding for children's health insurance; encourages the Governor to support additional fundi...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Mississippi Healthy Student Act|
Requires a minimum period of physical activity-based instruction for students in K-8 and requires one unit of physical education for high sc...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Requirement|
H.B. 2035, S.B. 1230
Requires females to receive three doses of properly spaced human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in order to attend a public or private element...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School Nurse Program|
Establishes and provides funding for a school nurse program under department of education, run by the office of healthy schools. Specifies n...
|FL||Issued 03/2007||P-12||Establishing the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness|
Establishes the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness to develop a state plan of action to increase physical fitness through regular exerci...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Crohn's Disease Awareness|
Urges the state department of education to work with local school systems to ensure that educators are aware of the impact that living with ...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Immunization Against Invasive Pneumococcal Disease|
Requires the state board of health to develop regulations to ensure that all children enrolled or enrolling in a state licensed child care ...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Concept-Based Fitness Class|
Amends graduation requirement of one-half unit of physical education during each school year to include the following: Once every
|VA||Passed 03/2007||P-12||Childhood Obesity Joint Subcommittee|
This joint resolution of the legislature establishes a joint subcommittee to study childhood obesity in Virginia's public schools. The subc...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Medication Administration for Life Threatening Conditions|
Requires school districts to permit students to possess and self-administer medication required for potentially life threatening conditions ...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Combatting Childhood Obesity & Chronic Health Conditions|
H.B. 2214, S.B. 974
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the state Health Commissioner to work together to combat childhood obesity and other c...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Childhood Obesity|
H.B. 2214, S.B. 974
Relates to childhood obesity; requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Health Commissioner to work together to combat...
|TX||Issued 02/2007||P-12||HPV Vaccinations|
Executive Order RP 65
Requires the Department of State Health Services to make the HPV vaccine available through the Texas Vaccines for Children program for eligi...
|DE||Adopted 12/2006||P-12||Student Physical Fitness Assessment|
Title 14 Sec 503
Requires each local school district and charter school to assess the physical fitness of all students at least once in elementary, in middle...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Prescription Medications|
Permits students of school districts, community schools, and chartered nonpublic schools to carry epinephrine medication approved by the stu...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Information on Diabetes in Schools|
Requires each school district to provide a type 2 diabetes information sheet developed by the Department of Education to the parent or guard...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||School Health Centers|
Requires the Department of Health Services to establish a Public School Health Center Support Program to perform a specified functions relat...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Children's Mental Health Advisory Board|
Establishes the children's mental health advisory board to promulgate and monitor the implementation of a children's mental health plan. Req...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2006||P-12||Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis Booster Vaccinations|
Requires children born after January 1, 1990 to have booster vaccinations for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis upon entering the 6th grade....
|NY||Vetoed 08/2006||P-12||Centers of Excellence in Culturally and Linguistically Competent Mental Health|
Directs the office of mental health to establish two centers of excellence in culturally competent mental health to investigate and dissemin...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Vision Screening|
Requires vision screening for children entering kindergarten.
|VA||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||Standards For Accrediting Public Schools|
8 VAC 20-131-10 thru -320 non seq.
Amends regulations establishing standards for accrediting public schools in Virginia. The amendments include additional options for student...
|AZ||Approved by voters 07/2006||P-12||Early Childhood Development and Health Initiative|
V. 18 (Prop. 203)
(PROPOSITION 203 I-16-2006) Increases funding for early childhood development and health programs. Purpose is to improve quality and increas...
|NY||Vetoed 07/2006||P-12||Dental Health Certificates|
Requires every child enrolling in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or first grade in a public elementary school to present a dental health cer...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Immunization Against Invasive Pneumococcal Disease|
Requires immunization against invasive pneumococcal disease of every child in this state born on and after January 1, 2005 beginning with en...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Schoolchildren's Health Act|
Enacts the schoolchildren 's health act. Provisions relate to: (1) sealing arsenic-treated wood in playgrounds and testing the soil on schoo...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Student Physical Fitness Assessments|
Requires the Department of Education to develop a regulation requiring each local school district and charter school to assess the physical ...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Physical Education Pilot Program|
Provides for a physical education/physical activity pilot program in at least six of Delaware's elementary, middle or high schools; requires...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Health Advisory Council for physical education|
Relates to the creation of a statewide Health Advisory Council, as recommended by the Physical Education Task Force, to provide advice and g...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||Postsec.||Meningitis Vaccinations|
Directs the secretary of the department of health and hospitals to establish a priority of cohorts of students to be vaccinated in order to ...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Distribution of Meningococcal Meningitis Fact Sheet|
Requires department of health and senior services to develop an educational fact sheet concerning meningococcal meningitis; directs the comm...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Adoption Awareness|
Requires inclusion of adoption awareness in health course or another course required for high school graduation. Provides that adoption awar...
|NY||Died 06/2006||P-12||Skin Cancer Prevention|
Requires the education department to establish a comprehensive program on the prevention of skin cancer to be incorporated into the curricul...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Lead Poisoning Information|
Relates to a educational program on lead poisoning prevention and literature on childhood lead poisoning, lead screening of children, lead s...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Physical Education Pilot Program|
Provides that the department of education shall establish a two-year physical education pilot program consisting of schools and high schools...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Recommending or Refusing Psychotropic Drugs|
Prohibits public schools from denying students access to programs or services because a student's parent has refused to place the student on...
|NY||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Children's Environmental Health and Safety Bill of Rights Act|
Enacts the Children's Environmental Health and Safety Bill of Rights Act. Directs the Commissioners of Health, Education and Environmental C...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||Postsec.|
|Meningitis Vaccination as Prerequisite for Course Registration|
Requires students admitted to a postsecondary education institution for the first time to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease as a c...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Meningococcal Disease|
Requires all city, parish or other local public school boards to provide certain healthcare information on meningococcal disease to parents ...
|Student Health Insurance Program|
114.6 CMR 3.00
Implements the statutory requirement that students enrolled inMassachusetts institutions of higher education participate in a qualifyingstud...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Auto-Injectible Epinephrine|
Includes auto-injectible epinephrine for anaphylactic shock as a permissible self-administered medication. Specifies necessary conditions fo...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Physical Activity Requirement for Schools|
Requires LEAs to incorporate at least 30 minutes of physical activity three times a week into the instructional school day for elementary an...
|IL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Epinephrine Auto-Injector|
Adds the requirement that a school permit a pupil to use an epinephrine auto-injector in provisions that require a public or nonpublic schoo...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Students with Life-Threatening Allergies and Chronic Illnesses|
Directs the commissioner of education, with the commissioner of health to annually inform superintendents and principals of appropriate prac...
|IL||Signed into law 05/2006||Postsec.||Smoking Ban in Dorms|
Provides that smoking is prohibited in any portion of a building used in whole or in part as a student dormitory that is owned, operated or ...
|IL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Educational Materials on Meningitis|
Requires the Department of Public Health to develop educational materials on meningitis for distribution in elementary and secondary schools...
|WI||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Use of Inhalers in Private Schools|
Provides that no private school or private school employee is civilly liable for injury to a pupil caused by a private school employee who p...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Physical Health Plans for Students|
Promotes the physical health needs of students; allows local and regional boards of education to adopt guidelines to coordinate services and...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Homeless Students and Immunization|
Prohibits school districts from denying admission to homeless children for lack of proof of immunization.
|CO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School-based Health Clinics|
Creates a grant program in the prevention services division of the department of public health and environment for the purpose of providing ...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Student Medicaid Eligibility|
Establishes a demonstration project to authorize qualified public school personnel to make determinations of eligibility for medicaid and th...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Guidelines for Students w/ Allergies|
H.B. 2442; SB 2883
Requires the department of education in conjunction with the department of health to develop and make available to each LEA guidelines for t...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Healthy Children Task Force|
Directs the department of education and the department of public health to convene a healthy children task force to:
a. Assess current poli...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||School Health Coordinators|
Requires each county board of education to designate a school health services program coordinator; permitting a county board to authorize th...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Minimum Requirements for Immunization for Children|
Sets out the minimum requirements for the immunization of children for the state board to include in their regulations. The requirements bri...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Meningitis Disease and Vaccine|
Requires a school district to provide information on meningococcal meningitis disease and its vaccine to parents and guardians of students i...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Health Education|
Encourages public schools to include age-appropriate education on the risks associated with exposure to ultraviolet rays within the existing...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Hepatitis C Education and Awareness|
Requires the Department of Public Health to develop a statewide education, awareness and information program on hepatitis C, which may be in...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Health Coverage for College Students|
S.B. 777; LD 2014
Requires individual and group health insurance policies to continue coverage for dependent children up to 24 years of age who are unable to ...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Body Mass Index|
Changes the requirement that body mass index measures be taken of all students in grades four through eight and high school students enrolle...
|WI||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Information on Meningococcal Disease|
2005 Wisconsin Act 221 requires the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to make available to school districts, private schools, and chart...
|WI||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Volunteer Health Care Provider Program|
Expands the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program to include provision of services to students from 4- year-old kindergarten to grade 6 in ...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Obesity Prevention Program|
Establishes a nutrition and physical activity community obesity prevention grant program. Provides that the purpose of the program is to in...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Automatic External Defibrillators|
Relates to automatic external defibrillators; allows persons who provide emergency medical services to use an automated external defibrillat...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Ratio of School Nurses|
Changes ratio of school nurses to students in enrollment.
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Urges Use of Prevention Dimensions Curriculum|
Strongly urges education in the public education system to utilize Prevention Dimensions, the state's Safe and Drug Free School curriculum t...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Individual Diabetes Care Plans|
Relates to establishment of individual diabetes care plans for students with diabetes by county boards of education; requires the state boar...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Local School Wellness Plans|
Directs local school districts to establish local school health councils to provide guidance on the development and implementation of a loca...
|NJ||Issued 12/2005||P-12||Steroid Use|
Executive Order No. 72
Executive order No. 72 addresses many of the Governor's Task Force on Steroid Use and Prevention. Directs the Department of Education to wor...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2005||P-12||School Wellness Policies|
This bill would require local educational agencies that participate in specified federal school lunch programs to establish
and implement a ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||High School Athletes and Use of Steroids|
Prohibited substances. The bill would prohibit specified dietary supplements from being used by a pupil participating in interscholastic hi...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Content Standards for Health Education|
Existing law requires the State Department of Education to incorporate nutrition education curriculum content into the health
|CA||Signed into law 09/2005||Community College|
|Health Supervision and Services Fees for Community College Students|
An act to amend Section 76355 of the Education Code, relating to community colleges. Expresses findings and declarations of the Legislature ...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Immunization|
Provides that each school shall require that every child entering or attending such school shall produce proof of immunization in accordance...
|NY||Rule Adoption 09/2005||P-12||School Health Services|
Title 8 NYCRR 136.1 - 136.3
Implements and otherwise conforms the commissioner's regulations to L. of 2004, ch. 477. NEW YORK REG 17638 (SN)
|PA||Active 09/2005||P-12||Pennsylvania Growth Screening Program|
A Pennsylvania Department of Health Program. Pre-existing school health regulations require that a school nurse or teacher conduct height an...
|IL||Vetoed 08/2005||P-12||School Wellness Policies|
Requires the State Board of Education to establish a state goal that all school districts have a wellness policy consistent with Centers for...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Cleaning products in schools|
Requires the procurement and use of environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products in elementary and secondary schools; defines...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Using school space to improve student access to health|
Provides for the utilization of school space to improve student access to health, dental and mental health clinic services through interagen...
|NY||Vetoed 07/2005||P-12||Sun exposure and instruction regarding skin cancer|
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to protection from sun exposure and instruction regarding skin cancer.
|AK||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Self-Medication|
An Act relating to self-administration and documentation of certain types of medication prescribed to a child attending school....
|NY||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12|
Requires instructions regarding the correct use of an automated external defibrillator be included as a part of the health education curri...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Asthma Medications|
Establishes a protocol to allow school districts to maintain asthma treatment agents as stock medication, in response to the epidemic of ped...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Pesticide Applications|
Defines "pesticide" and adds an emergency exception to the pesticide application prohibition at day care centers. The exception includes eme...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Health Program Recognition|
Requires the state board of education to establish a school health recognition program that: (1) publicly identifies those schools that have...
|RI||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 07/2005||P-12|
|Performance Enhancing Dietary Supplements|
Prohibits a high school or public or private university or college from accepting any sponsorship or other payment from a performance-enhanc...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Modifications to Mercury Reduction and Education Act|
Extends the implementation dates for several provisions of the Mercury Reduction and Education Act. In addition, it would clarify the defini...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Asbestos Testing|
Requires the Department of Education (DOE) to conduct asbestos tests prior to renovations or painting of school facilities at all DOE school...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Health and Physical Activity Mandates|
S.B. 146 (Sections K-
Beginning in the 2006-2007 school year and thereafter, requires all public elementary and secondary schools to:
(1) Encourage and motivate ...
|MO||DELIVERED TO SECRETARY OF STATE 06/2005||P-12||Model School Wellness Program|
The department of elementary and secondary education shall establish a "Model School Wellness Program", and any moneys appropriated, other t...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Health and Wellness|
H.B. 5563, S.B. 565
Gives school committees (boards) the authority to address the health and wellness of students and employees and to establish a subcommittee ...
|MT||Rule Adoption 06/2005||P-12||School Immunization Requirements|
ARM New Rules I thru III, 37.114.701, .702, .704, .705, .708, .709, .710, .715, .716, .720, .721
Establishes rules regarding school immunization requirements. MONTANA REG 4718 (SN)...
|CT||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Healthy Food at Schools|
Clarifies that K-5 daily physical exercise requirement must include at least 20 minutes of exercise per full school day in addition to any p...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Students with Life-Threatening Allergies|
Requires the department to develop and make available guidelines for the management of students with life-threatening food allergies. Requir...
|SC||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 06/2005||P-12||Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Act|
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Act addresses circumstances relating to children and lead poisoning. Revises requirements. A...
|TN||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR. 06/2005||P-12||Indoor Air Quality|
AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49 and Title 68, relative to indoor air quality and mold in schools Encourages each district...
|MN||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
A secondary student may possess and use nonprescription pain relief in a manner consistent with the labeling, if the district has received...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Students with Diabetes|
The bill adds Chapter 168, Health and Safety Code to establish provisions relating to the care of public school elementary and secondary sch...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Anabolic Steroids|
Requires the University Interscholastic League (UIL) to develop an educational program for students engaged in extracurricular athletic acti...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Physical Education, School Health Services, and Nutritional Standards|
Adds Chapter 10, entitled Physical Education, School Health Services, and Nutritional Standards. Applies to elementary schools. Sets the amo...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Health, Nutrition and Physical Education Guidelines|
From bill analysis: This Act allows for the expansion of physical activity requirements to middle and junior high schools, up to the eighth ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2005||Postsec.|
With respect to public institutions of higher education, upon the adoption of smoking policies by the administrative head of such institutio...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||CPR and Heimlich Maneuver|
Allows schools to offer instruction in the Heimlich maneuver to students in physical education classes; requires districts to ensure that a ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Self-Administration of Epinephrine|
Authorizes a K-12 student who has experienced or is at risk for life-threatening allergic reactions to self-administer epinephrine by auto-i...
|FL||Vetoed 05/2005||P-12||Psychotropic Medication|
Defines term "psychotropic medication." Prohibits a recipient of state funds from requiring student to be prescribed or administered psychot...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Student Individual Health Care Plan|
Requires districts to adopt policy requiring a student with special health care needs to have an individual health care plan that allows stu...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Notification of Meningoccal Meningitis Vaccines|
Requires public and nonpublic schools to distribute materials concerning meningococcal meningitis and its vaccines. Requires the department ...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2005||Postsec.||Immunization of Postsecondary Students for Meningitis|
Requires a postsecondary educational institution in the state to provide written notice to each student who intends to reside in campus hous...
|TN||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR. 05/2005||P-12||Health Report Card on Children|
Amends Title 49, Chapter 6 and Title 68. Authorizes local districts to implement a program that identifies public school children who are at...
|TN||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR. 05/2005||P-12||Healthy Lifestyles|
Resolution urging the state board, in cooperation with all local education agencies, to develop and implement a curriculum of instruction w...
|TN||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR. 05/2005||P-12||Childhood Obesity|
Resolution urges the Department of Health and the Department of Education to develop and implement a suitable program, one which
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Student Self-Administration of Epinephrine|
Authorizes local boards to adopt policies allowing students diagnosed with anaphylaxis to carry and self-administer emergency medications, i...
|WA||Paritally Vetoed 05/2005||Postsec.||Meningococcal Immunizations|
Requires schools to provide information on meningococcal immunization....
|WA||to governor 05/2005||P-12||Meningococcal Disease|
Requires that public and private schools provide the parents and guardians of students with information about meningococcal disease at the b...
|NV||(H) APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR. CHAPTER 43. 05/2005||P-12||Self-administering prescribed medications|
AN ACT relating to pupils; requiring a principal or a school nurse of a public school to allow pupils to self-administer prescribed medicati...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Mercury in Schools|
One section of this bill (§ 7109) deals with mercury in schools. After July 1, 2006, no school in Vermont may use, or purchase for use, in a...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Athletic Trainers|
Relates to athletic trainers; amend Chapter 5 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to athletic trainers, so as to...
|OR||Adopted 05/2005||P-12||School-Based Health Services|
OAR 410-133-0000, -0040, -0060, -0080, -0090, -0100, -0120, -0140, -0160, -0180, -0200, -0220, -0280, - 0300, -0320, -0340
Amends rules regarding School-Based Health Services (SBHS). Relates to the requirements and operations for conducting SBHS. Describes the Me...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Healthy Foods, Physical Education Requirements|
Adds a new article, designated §5-1E-1, §5-1E-2, §5-1E-3, §5-1E-4 and §5-1E-5; and amends and reenacts §18-2-6a and §18-2-7a, all relating t...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Asthma Drugs|
Requires each public school system to adopt a policy authorizing a student to possess and self- administer specified medication pertaining t...
|NC||To governor 04/2005||P-12||Student Asthma Medications|
Requires local school boards to adopt policies permitting students diagnosed with asthma to possess and self-administer certain asthma or an...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Districts|
Requires school employees' administration of prescription or other medicine to a minor student to occur only on the parent's written request...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2005||P-12||Privacy in Schools|
Bars a teacher, principal, counselor or other district or charter school employee, unless the parent is notified in writing and provides wri...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Vision Exams|
Requires the Department of Health (DOH) to convene a work group to reevaluate and make recommendations for changes to procedures for visual ...
|MD||Rule Adoption 04/2005||P-12||State Board Of Education|
COMAR 13A.02.06.02, 13A.0801.01, .08.02.01
Revises the Maryland Student Records System Manual (MSRSM) as a result of recent changes regarding health and graduation requirements. State...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Asthma Self Medication|
Allows asthma self medication in schools.
|KS||Became law without governor's signature 04/2005||P-12|
H.B. 2247 (section 6)
Requires every accredited school to teach the subjects and areas of instruction adopted by the state board of education as of January 1, 200...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Self Administration of Medication|
Sets parameters for self-administration of medication. Notes: http://www.kslegislature.org/supplemental/2006/SN0010.pdf
Full text: http://ww...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Asthma And Anaphylaxis Treatment Plans|
Authorizes a student with asthma, severe allergies or another related, life-threatening condition to possess and self-administer prescribed ...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Department of Health and Environment|
Concerns the department of health and environment; relates to the director of health; concerns infectious and contagious diseases, use of qu...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Pupil Breathing Medication|
Permits students authorized by a licensed health care professional to possess and self-administer breathing medication in handheld inhaler d...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Food and Beverages|
Requires the state board to develop nutrition guidelines for all foods and beverages made available to public school students during the sch...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Student Health Promotion Act of 2005|
Requiring each county board of education to include the importance of physical activity as part of instruction in health education; requirin...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Student Medications|
Allows a student to carry and use an asthma inhaler or auto-injectable epinephrine, or both, while in school, at an on-site school-sponsored...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Administration of Emergency Medication|
H.B. 88 § 2
Requires every public and private and parochial school to have on duty during the entire school day at least one school employee who has met...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Students Medication Administration|
Allows public school students to carry and self- administer asthma medication and emergency anaphylaxis medication.
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Self Injected Epinephrine|
Adds self-injected epinephrine to those medications that public school students diagnosed with asthma or anaphylaxis, may self-administer un...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||Postsec.||Higher Education Vaccination for Hepatitis B|
Provides that full time students enrolled for the first time in any four year public institution of higher education shall be vaccinated aga...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Arkids First Program|
Establishes a program to inform students in local school districts about the Arkids First Program. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bil...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Self-administration of medication for the treatment of asthma|
AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 15.1-19 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to students' possession and self-admi...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Health and Nutrition in Schools|
Beginning with the 2006-2007 school year, requires each school to limit access to no more than one day each week to retail fast foods in the...
|ND||To governor 03/2005||P-12||High School Units|
Changes what each public and nonpublic high school must make available to each student In order to be approved by the superintendent of publ...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Self Administered Asthma Medication|
Requires school districts to permit students to possess and self administer inhaled asthma medication; imposes requirements; delegates dutie...
|IL||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Heartsaver Automated External Defibrillator|
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law. Authorizes the Department of Public Health to make matching grants to any publ...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Student Tuberculosis Screening|
Repeals the requirement for tuberculosis screening for school students and employees. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2005/bills/SB39enr.p...
|OH||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Student Small Pox Immunization|
Requires students to be immunized against chicken pox subject to certain exceptions....
|MA||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12||Diabetic Student Treatment|
Authorizes self-monitoring and treatment of students with diabetes. Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary...
|DE||Rule Adoption 12/2004||P-12||K-12 Comprehensive Health Education Program|
14 DAC, 851
Reauthorizes the K-12 Comprehensive Health Education Program. Establishes rule making each school district have a sequential, skill-based K-...
|PA||Signed into law 11/2004||P-12||Student Asthma Medications|
Directs school districts to establish policies regarding student possession and self-administration of certain asthma medications. Requires...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Exclusion of Children of Filthy or Vicious Habits or Suffering from Contagious Diseases|
A.B. 2855 (multiple provisions)
Repeals law that authorizes a school district governing board to exclude children of filthy or vicious habits, or children suffering from co...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Health Screening Reporting Requirements|
A.B. 2855 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 15: Existing law requires every school district or private school that has children enrolled in the 1st grade to report by January 15 o...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Health Services Authorization Affidavit|
A.B. 2855 (multiple provisions)
Section 12: Existing law deems a pupil to have complied with the residency requirements for school attendance in a school district if the pu...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Curriculum Excusal on Religious Grounds|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Provides that if any part of a school's instruction in health conflicts with the religious training and beliefs of a parent or guardian of a...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Teen Parents in Foster Care Act|
Creates the Teen Parents in Foster Care Act. Provides ways in which families of dependent minor parents may be preserved, by assisting such ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Pupil Health: Self-Administration of Medication|
Authorizes a pupil to carry and self-administer auto-injectable epinephrine medication if the school district receives a written statement f...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Pupil Health: Self-Administration of Medications|
Authorizes a pupil to carry and self-administer inhaled asthma medication if the school district receives certain statements regarding same....
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Air Pollution: Schoolbus Idling at Schools|
Codifies regulations adopted by the State Air Resources Board that establish toxic control measures to limit schoolbus idling and idling at ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Pupils Health: Vision Appraisal|
Requires that if a vision appraisal is conducted by a school district, each pupil is to receive a notice and questionnaire regarding pupil v...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Hypodermic Needles and Syringes|
Makes it unlawful to discard or dispose a hypodermic needle or syringe on the grounds of a playground, beach, park, or any public or private...
|MA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Enzyme Supplements|
Allows students with cystic fibrosis to self- administer prescription enzyme supplements; provides that no school district shall prohibit st...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Schools: Irradiated Foods|
Specifies that before school may serve irradiated foods, the district must: (1) Take formal action permitting the use of irradiated foods.
|NY||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Chicken Pox Vaccine|
Requires children born on or after January 1, 1994 and December 31, 1997 to be immunized against chicken pox (varicella) by the time they en...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Safe Routes to School Program|
Relates to establishing the safe routes to school program by the Department of Transportation; provides that money provided by the federal g...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||School Health Services|
Relates to the provision of school health services; requires school health services shall be provided by each school district for all studen...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Comprehensive Sexual Health and AIDS Prevention|
Requires, if instruction in comprehensive sexual health education and HIV/AIDS prevention will be taught by outside consultants, or if that ...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2004||P-12||Pupil Immunization|
Prohibits governing boards of public and private schools and child care facilities from unconditionally admitting pupils who have not been f...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Obesity|
Amends the School Code and the Illinois Health Statistics Act. Provides that health examinations shall include the collection of data relati...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Student Dental Exams|
Requires all children in specified grades in public, private and parochial school to have a dental examination. Provides that a school may h...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Urinal and Toilet Deodorizers Sale and Use|
Prohibits the purchase or use of urinal or toilet deodorizers containing paradichlorobenzene in any public or private school buildings. http...
|OK||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Healthy and Fit Kids Act of 2004|
Requires each school to establish a Healthy and Fit Kids advisory committee to study and make recommendations to the school principal regard...
|MA||Signed into law 07/2004||Postsec.|
|Student Meningococcal Immunizations|
Requires student immunization against meningococcal disease; includes public and private colleges, universities and public and private secon...
|MA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Meningitis Immunization Awareness|
Relates to meningitis immunization awareness; requires all public and private secondary school, public and private universities, day care ce...
|AL||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Delegation by School Nurses|
Establishes rules reducing the minimum training hours for unlicensed school personnel from 24 to 12 in order for the school nurse to delegat...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Immunization Requirements for School Children|
Requires children entering school or day care to be immunized against pertussis and tetanus; authorizes adult immunization programs; relates...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Admission Immunization Requirement|
Requires child to be immunized against chickenpox for admission to 6th grade. http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=S02594&sh=t...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2004||P-12||School Safety Plans|
Encourages a school site council to consider, when it next reviews and updates its school safety plan, gun violence prevention in health edu...
|MA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Vision Screening|
Relates to the requirement of vision screening for kindergarten students; provides that parents and guardians shall present certification th...
|NC||To governor 07/2004||P-12||Parental Notification of Meningitis Vaccines|
Ensures that educational materials are provided so that public, private and charter schools can provide information to parents and guardians...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Physical Fitness in Schools|
Relates to the physical activity and nutrition of students. Identifies childhood obesity as a growing problem in Louisiana. Identifies bene...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Standard School Health Forms|
Requires the secretary of the health and hospitals department to create an advisory board to establish a standard health form for schools, i...
|RI||Passed 07/2004||P-12||Environmental Health And Safety|
(Joint Resolution) Creates a twenty-four (24) member special joint commission, whose purpose it would be to develop a comprehensive statewid...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12||Health and Fitness Assessment|
Changes a reference for cognitive testing to an assessment in the area of health and fitness education; deletes the requirement that the com...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Parental Refusal to Administer Drug|
Establishes that further study is needed to determine the biological or medical reasons for administering psychotropic drugs, such as Ritali...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School Nurses and Medication in Schools|
Requires each local regional board of education that allows a school or other licensed nurse to administer medicine or that allows a student...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.|
|Hepatitis B Vaccinations|
Encouraging all college age students to be vaccinated against Hepatitis B. http://alisdb.legislature.state.al.us/acas/ACASLogin.asp...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Smoking/Tobacco Products on School Property|
Creates a safe and healthy school environment by prohibiting any person from smoking tobacco products on school property and at any school- ...
|GA||Vetoed 05/2004||P-12||Athletic Trainers|
Provides that students, teachers, or other persons who serve as athletic trainers for a public or private elementary school or high school i...
|TN||To governor 05/2004||P-12||School Assistance with Diabetes Care|
Permits local public and private school boards to train school personnel who volunteer to assist students with diabetes care; requires the d...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System|
Requires the State Department of Education to establish procedures for the administration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Urges Instruction in Healthy Lifestyle Choices|
Urges schools to provide instruction on healthy lifestyle choices including programs for physical education; urges restrictions on granting ...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Multiple Provisions|
Concerns the computation of the amount of state financial aid received by school districts that consolidate;
establishes the Center for Inno...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2004||P-12||Mental Health Evaluations and Medications|
Prohibits school employees from requiring pupils to undergo psychiatric or psychological evaluations or to use psychiatric medication in ord...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Student Asthma Self-Medication|
Allows student self-administration of asthma medication by inhaler or nebulizer. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/sessioncurrent/bills/hb2198_...
|NH||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Daily Physical Activity for Pupils in Schools|
Requires school districts to recommend daily physical activity to pupils....
|CO||Signed into law 04/2004||Postsec.|
Concerns the provision of information on meningococcal disease to students at postsecondary institutions. http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics20...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||HIV Testing|
Authorizes an employee of a school district, cooperative educational service agency, charter school, private school, the State Educational S...
|OH||Signed into law 04/2004||Postsec.||Vaccination Requirement|
Establishes a requirement that institutions of higher education require students living in on- campus housing to be vaccinated for meningiti...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Asthma Medication|
Creates new section requiring local boards and authorities of nonpublic schools to allow students to possess and self-administer asthma medi...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Education|
Concerns education; requires, under certain circumstances, each LEA to allow certain students to carry and self-administer asthma medication...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||School Policy on Medical Inhalers|
Requires local school boards to adopt a policy governing medical inhalers and self- administration of medication by a pupil for asthma or ot...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Asthma Medication|
Requires all schools to permit students to self administer asthma medication....
|ME||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Emergency Medical Help|
Ensures that emergency medical help is available to all school children and personnel; relates to cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automate...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Hepatitis B|
Requires every child who enters grade 9 and grade 12 to be immunized against hepatitis B until July 1, 2008. Prohibits the prevention of a c...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Asthma Medication by Pupils in School|
Directs a public school to permit a student to possess and self- administer inhaled asthma medication if certain requirements are met; requi...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Foods And Beverages Sold At Public Schools|
Regards foods and beverages sold and served on public school campuses; requires the development of a model policy regarding access to nutrit...
|ME||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Use of Asthma Inhalers by Students|
Requires a public school or private school approved for attendance purposes by the Department of Education to adopt a written local policy a...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Custodial and Maintenance Care for Schools|
Establishes criteria for custodial and maintenance care for school facilities. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/SB5...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||School Nurses|
Relates to school nurses; provides for an appropriate school nurse- to-student ratio to effectively meet the health care needs of school chi...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Legislative Health Advisory Committee|
Amends the appointment structure of the legislative health advisory committee; coordinates efforts to combat inadequate healthy care on the ...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||School Nurse|
Requires one full time or the proportionate share of one full time school nurse in each school district. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftpro...
|OR||Rule Adoption 01/2004||P-12||Mercury Elimination Policies|
Adopts rule pertaining to Mercury Elimination Policies. Implements the statutory requirement that the State Board adopt rules to eliminate t...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2004||Postsec.||Meningococcal Vaccinations for Full-Time Students|
Requires meningococcal vaccinations for full-time students at institutions of higher education....
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Student Health Report|
Requires schools to include as part of a student health report to parents an annual body mass index percentile by age for each student. http...
|NJ||Signed into law 12/2003||P-12||Smoking on School Buses|
Prohibits smoking on school buses, even if students are not present; clarifies that the prohibition on smoking or carrying lighted tobacco o...
|DE||Rule Adoption 10/2003||P-12||Certification School Nurse|
14 DAC 1580
Amends regulation 380 and moves it to regulation 1580, Certification School Nurse. Complies with changes in statute regarding licensure and ...
|WI||Signed into law 10/2003||Postsec.||Meningococcal Disease Vaccinations|
Requires college students to be informed about meningococcal disease and hepatitis B; requires colleges to maintain certain records about th...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Fee Assessment on Instructional Materials|
Requires the department of education, prior to conducting a follow-up adoption of basic educational materials for use in kindergarten and gr...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Pupil Screening: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
Establishes a 3-year pilot program whereby any school district may participate in the program of pupil screening for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitu...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2003||P-12||Pupil Health: Vision Appraisal|
Requires if a student vision appraisal is conducted in a public school, each pupil is to receive a notice and questionnaire regarding pupil ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Emergency Medical Services: Diabetes|
Authorizes a school district, in the absence of a credentialed school nurse or other licensed nurse, to provide voluntary emergency medical ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||School District Governing Boards: Contracts|
Prohibits the governing board of a school district from entering into or renewing any contract for the sale of carbonated beverages or non-n...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||California Childhood Obesity Prevention Act|
Makes certain restrictions of the sale of food items in school operative if funding is appropriated for certain nutritional purposes. Prohib...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12|
|School Facilities: Maintenance and Repair|
Requires a priority for the use of maintenance funding under the Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act of 1998 be to ensure that facilities,...
|NY||Vetoed 09/2003||P-12||School Cafeteria Cooling Requirements|
Authorizes Commissioner of Labor to promulgate rules and regulations establishing air temperature, ventilation and filtration standards and ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Community Service|
Provides that community service may include participation in a high school or community blood drive or other blood recruitment campaign. Pro...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Tobacco Free Schools|
Protects children in the public schools from exposure to tobacco by requiring local boards of education to adopt written policies prohibitin...
|WI||Emergency Rule Adoption 08/2003||P-12|
|Immunization of Students|
Establishes emergency rules relating to immunization of students. WISCONSIN REG 20282 (SN)...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Health Screening|
Provides that a diabetes screening be included in the health examination of each school child, but that diabetes testing is not required. ht...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Administering Medication|
Prohibits the administration of medication to a child in a licensed or unlicensed child care facility without proper authorization from the ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Vision Examinations|
Provides that parents are encouraged to have their children undergo vision examinations at the same points in time required for health exami...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Autism Diagnosis Education Program|
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration Act to require the Department of Human Services to contract for autis...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Medical Care for Students|
Allows certain school staff members to use an automatic prefilled cartridge injector or similar automatic injectable equipment used to deliv...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Lead Poisoning Screening|
Amends the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act. Provides that physicians, health care providers, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Lead Poisoning|
Permits a student to enroll in kindergarten without the student first being screened for lead poisoning; requires that the student be screen...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Recommending Medication|
Prohibits public school personnel from recommending to a parent or guardian that a student seek a prescription for certain types of medicati...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||Postsec.||Meningitis|
S.B. 686 (New Section)
Beginning with the 2004-2005 school year and for each school year thereafter, requires every public institution of higher education in the s...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School Nutrition|
Requests the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study issues related to nutrition among state public...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Health Records|
S.P. 96 (LD 262)
Requires that disciplinary, attendance and health records be included in the records that follow a student who transfers to another school e...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Psychotropic Drugs|
Prohibits a school district employee from recommending psychiatric evaluation or the use of a psychotropic drug or suggesting a particular d...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Psychotropic Drugs|
An employee of a school district may not use or threaten to use the refusal of a parent, guardian, or managing or possessory
|AL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Asthma Medications in Schools|
Provides for the self-administration of asthma medication by students attending public or nonpublic schools upon written parental and medica...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2003||Postsec.||Meningitis and Hepatitis B Immunization|
Requires any private or public institution that offers a postsecondary degree to provide meningococcal disease immunization information to s...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Mold Abatement|
Creates task force to establish guidelines for mold abatement in public schools....
|MI||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teacher Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation|
Requires course completion and certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and foreign body airway obstruction management for ...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Health Care Treatment for Students|
Requires school boards to adopt a policy prohibiting school personnel from recommending or requiring the use of a psychotropic drug by any s...
|DE||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||School Health Record Keeping Requirements/Screening|
14 DAC 811, 815, 817
Establishes rules regarding school health record keeping requirements, physical examinations and screening, and administration of medication...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Maximum Weight Standards For School Textbooks|
Requires the state board o study and make recommendations concerning weight of textbooks used by pupils in elementary and secondary schools....
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Obesity and Health Needs of Children|
Establishes a joint interim committee composed of the following members: (1) the commissioner of education; (2) the commissioner of public...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||School Health Advisory Councils|
S.B. 1357 Requires the board of trustees of each school district to establish a local school health advisory council, rather than local scho...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Tobacco Settlement Trust Fund|
Makes appropriation from the healthy Iowans tobacco trust and the tobacco settlement trust fund for various initiatives, including for a $40...
|NY||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Duration of School Health Services|
Extends to 27 years the maximum duration of certain projects providing school health services for pre- school and school-age children....
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||Postsec.||Higher Education|
Beginning with the 2004-2005 academic year, public or private postsecondary educational institutions shall provide detailed information on t...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Cancer Causing Chemicals|
H.P. 158, 199
Prohibits the presence, use and storage on school and child care center property of chemicals known to cause cancer; requires the adoption o...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Tobacco Use in Schools|
Relates to tobacco; authorizes school districts to adopt more stringent restrictions governing tobacco and products made from tobacco than r...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2003||Postsec.||Vaccinations|
Beginning with school year 2003-04, each postsecondary educational institution must provide to each newly enrolled student who will reside i...
Relates to provisions of meningococcal immunization information to first-time students by degree- granting postsecondary educational institu...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2003||Postsec.||Vaccinations for Students|
Requires new incoming students at any public or private institution of higher learning to return a completed waiver form
that indicates that...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Children's Mental Health|
Improves coordination of services for children's mental health; improves field-level cross-program collaboration and efficiency, the early p...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Use of Asthma Inhalers|
Relates to the use of inhalers by pupils and campers with asthma; permits students and campers with asthma to possess and self-administer as...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Epinephrine Auto Injectors|
Relates to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by pupils and campers with severe allergies; permits students and campers with severe, pote...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2003||Postsec.||Vaccinations|
Requires vaccinations for Meningococcal disease for post-secondary students who live in on-campus housing....
|IN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Immunization for Chicken Pox|
Requires a child who enters kindergarten or grade 1 to be immunized against chicken pox after a June 30, 2004. http://www.in.gov/serv/lsa_bi...
|AR||Became law without governor's signature 05/2003||P-12||A Health Advisory Committee|
Creates a Health Advisory Committee; coordinates efforts to combat inadequate health care on the educational performance of children. http:/...
|CT||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12|
Allows institutions of higher education to save resources currently used to collect information that has already been collected by Connectic...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2003||Postsec.||Meningitis and Hepatitis Risk and Vaccinations|
Requires the state department of health to organize educational material on the risks of meningitis and hepatitis A and B and the availabili...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Self Medication|
Relates to schools; authorizes self-medication by a student of inhaled asthma medication; requires school districts to adopt policy for cert...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Diabetes Medication DispensationSAME AS: LC1066|
Allows a parent or guardian of a diabetic student to designate an adult to administer glucagon to the student, upon prior written approval s...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Oral Health Instruction into Public School|
Implements oral health instruction into public school curricula. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/SB811.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Child Health Advisory Committee|
Creates a Child Health Advisory Committee; coordinates statewide efforts to combat childhood obesity; provides for standards and policy reco...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Emergency Pilot Program to Assist Public School|
Authorizes implementation of a pilot program to train and certify school medication aides to assist public school students with medication; ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Religious Exemption to the School Immunization|
Revises the Religious Exemption to the school immunization requirements; tracks children with exemptions.
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Student Self-Administration of Asthma Medications|
Permits public and private school students to self-administer asthma medications if certain requirements are met. http://billstatus.ls.state...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Pregnancy Incentive Grant Fund|
Extends repealer to December 31, 2005 on Mississippi Reducing Out of Wedlock Pregnancies Incentive Grant Fund that provides funds to countie...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Adequate Student Eye Health and Vision Care|
Establishes an Arkansas Commission for adequate eye health and vision care needs for school children. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Restrictions on Smoking on School Grounds|
Part of this bill prohibits all uses of tobacco products on school grounds....
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Scoliosis Screening for Public School Students|
Directs school principals to implement a program of regular screening for scoliosis for pupils. Provides for parental notification....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Organ Donor Education|
Provides for organ donor education in driver education courses and high school health classes; provides for leave for bone marrow or organ d...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Primary Care Centers In Schools|
Authorizes a not-for-profit primary care center which is a participant in the State Patient Access and Care System of the Department for Med...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Local School Health/Physical Education Advisory Councils|
Allows local boards to create a local school health/physical education advisory council to help the district implement health and physical e...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Childrens Inoculations|
Adds chickenpox to the list of required inoculations for home- schooled children, private schools, day care, child care facilities, head sta...
|NJ||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Ergonomics in Education Study|
Establishes the Ergonomics in Education Study Commission to study all issues associated with ergonomics in K-12 schools including instructio...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2003||P-12||Mandatory District School Breakfast Program Participation|
Provides for mandatory participation in a school breakfast program for schools in a local or regional school district with a certain percent...
|NJ||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||Integrated Pest Management Act|
Creates the School Integrated Pest Management Act; implements a policy for integrated pest management in public, private and charter schools...
|PA||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||School Cafeterias|
Amends the Public Eating and Drinking Place Code. Provides for health and safety inspections of school cafeterias and for training related t...
|UT||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Medical Recommendations by School Personnel to Parents|
Establishes rules to clarify for school personnel, parents, and guardians the recommendations or directions that school personnel may make o...
|OR||Adopted 11/2002||P-12||Form and Protocol for Physical Exams|
Adopts the form and protocol for physical exams to be required of all students participating in sports. Directs the Department to consult wi...
|NJ||Adopted 11/2002||P-12||Prohibition of Smoking on School Grounds STATE ID: 34 NJR 3157|
NJAC 6A:16-1.3, 3.1
Clarifies rules regarding the prohibition of smoking or the use of any other tobacco product on school grounds. Adds a definition of school ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Curricula|
Requires the California Healthy Kids Resource Center, in consultation with the state department of education, and contingent upon receipt of...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||The Use of Sunscreen at School|
Requires every schoolsite to allow pupils to use sunscreen during the school day without a physician's note or prescription and authorizes s...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Smoking Rules|
Increases the fine and would expand the prohibited smoking and tobacco product disposal area to within 25 feet of a playground or a tot lot ...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Students with Asthma May Possess and Use Prescription Inhalers|
Forbids school districts from prohibiting students with asthma or other respiratory diseases from possessing and administering prescription ...
|NJ||Signed into law 08/2002||Postsec.||Hepatitis B|
Requires hepatitis B vaccinations for full-time students at institutions of higher education....
|OK||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||School Nurses|
Creates the Certified School Professional Nurse Staff Task Force to identify strategies to enhance recruitment and retention of certified sc...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Children's Medications|
Validates certain practices sanctioned by regulations, but not necessarily Title VIII of the Education Law, regarding the administration of ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Psychotropic Drugs|
Relates to psychotropic and psychostimulant drugs. Requires a school board to adopt and implement a policy that prohibits any disciplinary ...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Emergency Medical Information Form for Bus Drivers and EMTs|
Amends the School Code; provides that school districts are encouraged to create and use an emergency medical information form for bus driver...
|RI||To governor 06/2002||P-12||I.D. Cards|
Adds evidence of immunization to the Intra-state education Identification card for each child. This act takes effect upon passage....
|RI||To governor 06/2002||P-12||Pesticide Applications|
This act would establish the conditions under which pesticide applications would occur at schools, pre- schools and child care centers and w...
|SC||Act No. 06/2002||P-12||Vaccinations, Meningitis|
Requires public institutions of higher learning to notify incoming students, or their parents, of the risk of contracting Meningococcal Dise...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Heimlich Maneuver|
Requires public and nonpublic school to have an employee trained in the performance of the Heimlich maneuver present during periods of food ...
|PA||To governor 06/2002||Postsec.||Vaccinations|
Provides for vaccination against meningococcal disease for students at institutions of higher education. Provides exemption if a waiver is s...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Food Offerings|
Relates to urging primary and secondary schools to offer students more calcium rich foods and beverages in their lunch and snack bar program...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||CPR Training|
Requires CPR training in either junior or senior high school, as established by State Board of Education; provides that CPR training would c...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Duties of Auditor General|
Withdraws Auditor General's mandate to evaluate the Healthy Families and family literacy program; moves responsibility for family group deci...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Asthma Control Program and School Personnel Asthma Training|
Creates an Asthma Control Program in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; requires the Secretary to adopt regulations to implement t...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Baltimore School Board and CEO Requirements, District Bonding, Baltimore Principal Development Program, Environmental Hazards|
Increases maximum of aggregate principal amount of bonds outstanding that Baltimore district may hold from $25 million to $75 million. Requi...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Self-Administration of Asthma Medication|
Requires local boards to adopt a policy authorizing the self-administration of asthma medication by a student who has asthma, provided that ...
|NY||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Defibrillators|
A.B. 10577, A.B. 8779
Relates to requiring school districts, boards of cooperative educational services, county vocational education and extension boards and char...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Colocation of Family Resource Centers and School-Based Health Clinics|
Mandates that the Commissioner of Education and Public Health create plan for the colocation where possible of family resource centers and s...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Special Needs Children and the State School-Based Health Center Policy Advisory Council|
Renames State Coordinating Countil for Residential Placement of Handicapped Children as State Coordinating Council for Children. Adds Maryl...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||School-Based Health Center Policy Advisory Council|
Codifies the School-Based Health Center Policy Advisory Council; provides for membership, chairman, purpose, duties; provides for creation w...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Physical Education|
Expresses sense that each school-age child should have access to and participate in daily physical education and activity as part of educati...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Immunization Tracking Registry|
In section relating to immunization tracking registry, states that parental consent is to be considered general consent given for treatment ...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Child Immunization|
Resolve authorizing emergency adoption of legislation regarding immunization of children. http://janus.state.me.us/legis/bills/billdocs/LD21...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Education School Nurse Consultant|
Establishes a full-time position of education school nurse consultant within the Department of Education; specifies data collection and repo...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Children with Diabetes|
Relates to accommodating children with diabetes in schools; requires that an individual health plan for each diabetic child, parental signed...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Vision Screening of Young Children|
Vision screening examinations must be performed and submitted to the public school, public preschool, or Head Start program a child enters b...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness|
Appropriates a certain amount from the Education Trust Fund to the Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness. http://alisdb.legislature.stat...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Emergency Aid|
Relates to emergency aid; provides that a health care provider licensed or certified pursuant to title 32 who agrees with any person or scho...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Numerous Program Changes|
Adds one nonvoting student member to state board, making total board membership 10, provides for application process and appointment of stud...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Meals for Achievement In-Classroom Breakfast Program|
Repeals the termination date of the Meals for Achievement In-Classroom Breakfast Program; requires the Department of Education to evaluate t...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||State Physical Activity Coordinator and K-9 P.E. Recommendations|
Requires department employment of physical activity coordinator for grades K-12, and specifies qualifications and duties of such. Recommend...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Indoor School Air Quality|
Requires the state department of health to establish an indoor air quality in schools program, and to inspect the air quality of schools ann...
|KS||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Pupil Health tests and Inoculations|
Concerns public health departments; relates to tests and inoculations for pupils enrolling in schools; provides that a county, city-county o...
|UT||Vetoed 03/2002||P-12||Psychotropic Drugs|
Prohibits school personnel from making certain medical recommendations for a child, including the use of psychotropic drugs; provides crimin...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Medication or Treatment Orders|
Requires a medication or treatment order as a condition for children with life-threatening conditions to attend public schools; defines medi...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Air Quality in New Schools|
Relates to air quality in new schools; requires rules to establish a process for independent radon testing, adjusting and valacing heating, ...
|MI||Public Act No. 03/2002||P-12||Procedures for Medication Administration by Nonmedical Personnel|
Requires the Department of Health to review all current procedures for the administration of medications to students in schools by nonmedica...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Students May Self-Administer Asthma Medication|
Permits public and private school students to self- administered asthma medications when the school receives written authorization from the ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Smoking Prohibition|
Prohibits smoking in the interior of any public elementary, intermediate, and secondary school; areas within 50 feet of any such building en...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||Postsec.||University students must be immunized for meningococcal disease|
Provides that a student, before enrolling in a residential campus at a public university, must be immunized for meningococcal disease or qua...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2002||P-12||Psychotropic Drugs|
Requires local school boards to develop and implement policies prohibiting certain school personnel from recommending the use of a psychotro...
|CA||Chaptered by Secretary of State 10/2001||P-12||Mercury Reduction Act|
Chapter No.656, Enacts the California Mercury Reduction Act of 2001. Prohibits any person, on and after a certain date, from selling at reta...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2001||P-12||The use of toxic substances as part of educational instruction|
Requires the Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Health Services, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2001||P-12||Backpacks and Student Health|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction conduct a study of school districts throughout the State to examine the lack of pupil lock...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||School-Based Health Center|
Defines school-based health centers as those located in elementary or secondary schools that deliver primary and preventive health care serv...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2001||P-12||Authorizes School Personnel to Assist a Pupil to Take or Apply Medication|
Read third time. Passed ASSEMBLY. *****To SENATE for concurrence., Authorizes designated school personnel, during the regular school day, to...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Use of Locally Grown Foods in School Food Programs|
Public Law No. 447., (LD 1214)Encourages the use of locally grown foods in school food services programs; provides that the State will match...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Diabetes|
Directs Department of Education to conduct annual survey on number of Oregon children with diabetes; directs physicians to report to Health ...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Health|
Relates to the duties of a school nurse and school foods and nutrition programs; repeals the statutory provision requiring children to be ex...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Medicaid Trust Fund|
Establishes the Medicaid Trust Fund For School-Based Services....
|IL||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Encourage School Personnel to Learn Life-saving Techniques|
Amends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act; provides that a school board shall encourage that all teachers a...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2001||Postsec.||Meningitis Vaccinations of College Students|
Requires meningitis vaccinations of college students living in on-campus housing....
|IL||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Student Self Administration of Asthma Medication|
Public Act No. 92-402., Requires a school board to permit self administration by a pupil of prescribed asthma medication; requires the paren...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Physical Exams for Sports Participants|
Directs school districts to require students in grades 7 through 12 who participate in sports to receive physical examination....
|TX||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||CPR Instruction|
Relates to cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction of public school students....
|NC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Health Screening|
Modifies the health certificate requirements for public school employees to include tuberculosis or any physical or mental disease....
|IL||Signed into law 05/2001||Postsec.||Meningitis Information|
Relates to the governance of the public universities in Illinois; provides that at the beginning of each semester, the university shall info...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Immunization for School Children|
(LD 1563)Amends immunization requirements for school children and children in child care to ensure consistent wording and requirements for t...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Permits Educators on a School Field Trip to Assist with Medications|
Relates to administration of medications on school field trips; permits educators on a school field trip to assist with medications such as ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Vision Screenings Required|
Adds vision screening to requirements for admission to public school, nursery school, kindergarten, preschool and child care; encourages par...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Nursing Services|
Requires that nursing services in all school districts must be provided under the direction and supervision of a chief nurse; prescribes the...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||The Use of Mercury In Schools|
Prohibits the sale and distribution of mercury-added novelties after 7/1/2003; limits the circumstances under which a mercury fever thermome...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Student Medication|
Expands civil and criminal immunity for school personnel who administer medication to students....
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Full Time Nurses In Schools|
Appropriates funds to the Department of Health for full time registered nurses for the State's public schools and for a grant to the Organ D...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Student Self Medication|
Provides that a school corporation's discipline policy must allow a student with a chronic disease or medical condition to possess and self-...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Start-Up Costs for School Breakfast Programs|
Provides start-up costs for school districts to establish school breakfast programs....
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Physical Activity|
The state board by rule may require a student enrolled in kindergarten or a grade level below grade 7in an elementary school setting to part...
|WA||Vetoed 05/2001||P-12||Pesticides Around Schools|
Relates to the procedures for posting and notification of pesticide applications at schools and licensed day care centers. "School facility...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Smoking Prevention|
Establishes a youth smoking prevention commission; provides a community health grant program....
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||In-school Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs|
Requires the department of health to use 40% of the funds appropriated for in-school tobacco prevention and cessation programs on state-wide...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Mandated Health Education|
Mandates every public educational institution in this state to offer health related education including physical education training and inst...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Prohibiting Petroleum Tanks Near Schools|
Prohibits the location of a petroleum product tank farm within one and one-half miles of any existing school; provides for the site to be ap...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Sex Education|
Provides that the State Board of Education shall approve instructional materials for use in health, physiology, hygiene, and prevention of c...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2001||Postsec.||Immunization of College Students|
Relates to immunizations for full time four year students prior to enrollment in public institutions of higher learning against meningococca...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Toxic Chemicals|
Requires the establishment of guidelines for the storage and disposal of toxic chemicals at public schools; requires school districts to imp...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Comprehensive Physical Exams|
Adds a physician assistant who is acting under the supervision of a licensed physician to the list of those practitioners who are qualified ...
|NJ||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Self -Administration of Medication|
Revises procedure for self-administration by pupils of medication for asthma or a potentially life-threatening illness; replaces liability ...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Pesticides Near Schools|
Relates to Wyoming Environmental Pesticides Control Act; requires notification of pesticide application in or on school facilities and prope...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Students with Diabetes|
Requires every school to permit any pupil with diabetes to test his or her blood glucose levels either in classrooms or very close to classr...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Pest Control|
Establishes the Healthy Schools Act of 2000. Requires that the state take the necessary steps, pursuant to specified provisions, to facilit...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||The Use of Pesticides In Schools|
Requires a specified program of training in the handling and application of pesticides by school employees, as defined. Requires the Departm...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Health Care for Low-Income Students|
Relates to services to pupils. Requires the governing board of each school district and the county superintendent of schools, as part of the...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Epinephrine Auto-Injectors in Schools|
Authorizes a pharmacy to furnish epinephrine auto-injectors to a school district or county office of education if certain conditions are met...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Three -Year Health Study|
Establishes, until 1/1/2006, a committee to conduct a three-year study relating to school nurses and pupil health. Appoints and convenes the...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Brain/Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Curricula|
Requires the California Healthy Kids Resource Center in conjunction with the State Department of Education to review and adopt brain and spi...
|Panel of Experts|
Encourages the Regents of the University of California to convene, to the extent that sufficient annual funds are provided for this purpose,...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Hepatitis A and Schools|
Adds hepatitis A to the diseases specified for total immunization, as specified, effective 07/01/03, except with regard to pupils who were a...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Whistle Blower Provision|
Chapter No.265, Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to adopt a system that will shield the identity of and provide to pupils w...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||First Aid Cources|
Authorizes, as of 1/1/2001, an individual program of professional growth to include a course in first aid that meets or exceeds the standard...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Health Screening|
Delays the mandatory requirement that all kindergarten enrollees have a documented screening for lead poisoning for admission or continued e...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Requires Eye Exams by First Grade|
Requires that all school children, prior to the first grade, shall be given an eye examination by a physician or an optometrist....
|CA||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||School Health Programs|
Existing law requires the governing board or a district and county superintendent to make applications for free or reduced-price meals avail...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Lunch & Breakfast Program|
Public Act No., Creates the Childhood Hunger Prevention Act and amends the School Free Lunch Program Act; changes the name of the Act to the...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Health Care Screenings|
Public Act No. 91-842., Amends the School Code; allows a school district to access federally funded health care resources if the school dist...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Medicaid Funds To Schools|
Public Act No., Amends the School Code; allows a school district to access federally funded health care resources if the school district pro...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Background Screening of School Health Employees|
Relates to health care; relates to kidney dialysis patients; relates to the Children's Medical Services Program; relates to the Brain and Sp...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Health Insurance and Medicaid Rules|
Allows health records to be provided to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit; creates a disproportionate share program for children's hospitals;...
|OK||Vetoed 06/2000||P-12||Smoking Prevention|
Enacts the Oklahoma Youth Smoking Prevention Act; defines terms and creates the Youth Smoking Prevention Fund....
|IL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Nuses Can Administer Drugs|
Public Act No. 91-719., Amends the School Code; allows a school board to permit a school employee that is a non-certificated registered prof...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Teacher Education and Compensation Helps Scholarship|
Establishes the Teacher Education and Compensation Helps scholarship program to help low-wage early childhood staff obtain further training;...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Enforcement of Health Requirements|
Enables the Department of Health to enforce school health requirements more uniformly by replacing statutory requirements for documentation ...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Environmental Clearinghouse|
Provides for a school environmental health clearinghouse on the Department of Health's website; provides for the development of a model scho...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Tobacco Use Prevention|
Relates to tobacco use prevention and control, especially among youth; establishes an initiative; creates a department and a commission on t...
|NJ||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Meningitis Vaccination|
Requires the Department of Health And Senior Services to establish public awareness campaign about meningitis; requires all institutions of ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Psychiatric Medication of Children|
Act No. 80., Creates the Commission on Psychiatric Medication of School-Age Children....
Requires students living in on-campus student housing to receive a vaccination for menigococcal disease or sign a specified waiver; provides...
|MI||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Immunization Status|
H.B. 5291, H.B. 5292, H.B. 5293
Public Acts 89, 90, 91. Relates to conditions of school aid; requires immunization status assessment for children entering sixth grade....
|NH||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Use of Education Trust Fund|
Prohibits school districts from using disbursements from the Education Trust Fund as unanticipated revenue....
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2000||P-12||Tobacco Education Advisory Council|
Creates the Tobacco Education Prevention Advisory Council consisting of 16 members, to serve no more than two consecutive five year terms....
|GA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Peachcare for Kids|
Act No. 655., Creates the Peachcare for Kids Program (children's health insurance); changes the provisions relating to eligibility; provide...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Tobacco on School Campuses|
Permits tobacco products on school campuses and at school-related events when they are in the possession of an adult as a necessary componen...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Lead Screening|
Requires the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations to require children entering a school to have been administered a ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Vaccinations|
Requires immunization certificates for hepatitis B for sixth grade school children; provides that the requirement will sunset following the ...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Administering Medication|
(LD 1261); Requires unlicensed school personnel to be trained before administering medication to students in Maine's public schools and appr...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Unhealthy Conditions in Schools|
Requires school districts to identify and abate unsafe and unhealthy conditions in schools in the district; creates a School Safety and Heal...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2000||Postsec.||Vaccinations|
Requires certain students enrolled in institutions of higher education to receive a certain vaccination or sign a certain waiver; requires p...
|VA||Became law without governor's signature 04/2000||P-12||Testing for Lead|
Requires proof of testing for elevated blood lead levels in the comprehensive physical examination required for first time admission to publ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Administering Drugs to Students|
Provides an exception from the Drug Control Act for persons who administer drugs to students in Virginia public schools in accordance with a...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Asthma Inhalers|
Allows school principals, after certain conditions have been satisfied, to permit students who have a diagnosis of asthma and approval from ...
|MI||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Inhalers for Asthma|
Public Act 10., Relates to students and education; allows students to possess and use inhalers for asthma at school; exempts school personne...
|MI||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Immunity|
Public Act 9., Relates to education; revises qualified immunity for administering medication in public schools for certain school employees....
|NE||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Tobacco Fund Settlement|
Relates to the tobacco fund settlement; creates the Teen Tobacco Education and Prevention Project; creates a committee and a fund; harmonize...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Teen Smoking|
Authorizes the Department of Human Services to develop and implement programs aimed at reducing the use of tobacco by youth; accepts and exp...
|UT||Vetoed 03/2000||P-12||Health/Sex Education|
Relates to public schools; modifies the instruction requirements pertaining to community and personal health, physiology, personal hygiene, ...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Vaccinations|
Requires a varicella immunization for school entry....
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Elementary School Physicals|
Allows licensed nurse practitioner acting under the supervision of a licensed physician to provide a report of a comprehensive physical exam...
|TN||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Coordinated Health Program|
Provides for coordinated school health program; requires program to include, but not be limited to, school nurses, health education, school ...