2014 Uncodified Acts

2014 Virginia Uncodified Acts
8/9/2022

CHAPTER 770

An Act to direct the Virginia Commission on Youth to review and report on the use of seclusion and restraint in the public and private elementary and secondary schools of the Commonwealth.

[H 1106]

Approved April 7, 2014

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Virginia Commission on Youth, in consultation with the Department of Education and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, shall review (i) statewide policies and regulations related to seclusion and restraint in public and private elementary and secondary schools and (ii) methods used in other states to reduce and eliminate the use of seclusion and restraint in public and private elementary and secondary schools. The Virginia Commission on Youth shall make recommendations for the modernization of Virginia's policies and regulations related to seclusion and restraint in schools and submit its recommendations no later than November 30, 2014, to the General Assembly. The Virginia Commission on Youth shall report its findings to the Governor and the 2015 Regular Session of the General Assembly.