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- Public Schools - Student Attendance - Excused Absences for Mental Health Needs
- Sponsored by
- Delegate Washington
- In the Senate - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
Providing that absences from school for mental health needs are lawful absences under certain circumstances; requiring a county board of education to excuse an absence for a student's mental health needs; requiring a student who is minor to obtain permission from a parent or guardian for an absence due to the student's mental health needs; requiring a student who is absent due to mental health needs to meet with a school mental health specialist within an appropriate period of time after returning to school; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2021
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Last Updated: 4/1/2021 4:37 PM