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School Discipline Reporting Requirements

Concerning updates to provisions related to school discipline reporting.
2016 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The act makes adjustments to required school discipline reporting provisions. If the department of public safety utilizes records related to juvenile proceedings for research purposes, the department must meet all statutory requirements for research use; except that it is not required to obtain prior authorization from the department of human services. A provision is added to the section concerning the use of juvenile delinquency data for research purposes that any research generated by that data must be in aggregate form.

The district attorney or his or her designee is no longer subject to any criminal or civil penalties for his or her compliance with the reporting obligations of the statute.

The division of criminal justice is no longer required to release data related to juvenile delinquency to independent entities for research purposes.

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


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