2020 House Bill 1210 - Introduced

SDLRC - 2020 House Bill 1210 - SD Legislature require parental notice of a social and emotional learning questionnaire regarding a student.

20.681.12 95th Legislative Session 933

2020 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1210

Introduced by: Representative Randolph

An Act to require parental notice of a social and emotional learning questionnaire regarding a student.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:

13-32-3.1. Social and emotional learning--Questionnaire--Parental notice.

Before an employee or contractor of a school district completes a questionnaire or similar document that in whole or in part addresses the social and emotional functioning, learning, or behaviors of a student, or which pertains in whole or in part to the student's mental health, the student's custodial parent must be provided with a blank copy of the questionnaire.

The questionnaire may not be completed and made a part of the student's educational record until the custodial parent has signed and returned a form authorizing the completion of the specifically identified questionnaire.

At the time the questionnaire is completed and made a part of the student's educational record, a copy of the completed questionnaire must be provided to the student's custodial parent.

This section does not apply to a questionnaire or similar document applicable to a student who is receiving special education and related services or services under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.

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