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Behavior Analysts In Public Schools

Concerning services performed by a board certified behavior analyst for students during school hours.
2020 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The bill requires an administrative unit to allow a behavior analyst to provide medically necessary services to a student during school hours if the student's parent or legal guardian requests such services.

The bill requires each administrative unit to adopt a policy that outlines certain requirements for a behavior analyst who is providing services in a school setting and parents who request the services of a behavior analyst. An administrative unit may establish consequences for a behavior analyst for failure to comply with the administrative unit's policy.

The bill requires each administrative unit to establish reporting requirements and prohibits an administrative unit from entering into a contract or an exclusive agreement with a behavior analyst that prohibits the parent or legal guardian from choosing a behavior analyst for the student.

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


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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Froelich
Sen. J. Bridges



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