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Date: 09/13/2016



Final

Overview of 2016 Legislation Affecting School Safety and Youth in Crisis



SCHOOL SAFETY AND YOUTH IN CRISIS


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10:33 AM -- Overview of 2016 Legislation Affecting School Safety and Youth in Crisis



Senator Scheffel invited Richard Sweetman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, to come to the table to talk about legislation passed during the 2016 legislative session that relates to school safety and youth in crisis. Mr. Sweetman spoke about the following bills: Senate Bill 16-193, which concerned the duties of the Safe2Tell program; House Bill 16-1098, which updated provisions related to school discipline reporting, and House Bill 16-1063, which concerned an exception to the prohibition against disclosing information by a school mental health professional when school safety is at risk.