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K-12 Seizure Training & Individual Action Plans

Concerning strategic resources for kindergarten through twelfth grade schools to provide a safer environment for kindergarten through twelfth grade students who have been diagnosed with a seizure disorder.
2021 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The act requires kindergarten through twelfth grade public schools (school), and strongly encourages nonpublic schools, to provide annual seizure-related training to school personnel who have direct contact with or supervise students who have a seizure disorder.

The parent or legal guardian (parent) of a student who has been diagnosed with a seizure disorder, including epilepsy, (student) is encouraged to submit a signed, individualized seizure action plan (plan) to the school if the student may need assistance with seizure-related care in a school setting. The plan must be developed in coordination with recognized sources on epilepsy and seizure disorders and in consultation with a state organization that represents school nurses. The seizure action plan must be in accordance with the guidelines developed by the department of education. The parent is encouraged to provide updated information to the plan when necessary.

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


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/28/2021 Signed Act PDF
    05/19/2021 Final Act PDF
    05/05/2021 Rerevised PDF
    05/04/2021 Revised PDF
    04/08/2021 Reengrossed PDF
    04/07/2021 Engrossed PDF
    03/01/2021 Introduced PDF

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