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K-12 Seizure Safe Schools

Concerning seizure action plans for K-12 students who have been diagnosed with a seizure disorder.
2020 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill requires the parent or legal guardian (parent) of a student who has been diagnosed with a seizure disorder, including epilepsy, (student) to submit a signed seizure action plan (plan) to the school if the student may need assistance with seizure-related care in a school setting. The parent is required to provide updated information to the plan when necessary.

K-12 public schools are required to, and private schools are encouraged to, provide annual seizure-related training to school personnel who have direct contact with or supervise students who have a seizure disorder.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. H. McKean, Rep. K. Mullica



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The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details