HB 90 Policies regarding medication recommendations by school personnel.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Policies regarding medication recommendations by school personnel. Requires the Board of Education to develop and implement policies prohibiting school personnel from recommending the use of psychotropic medications for any student. The policies will not prohibit school health staff from recommending that a student be evaluated by an appropriate medical practitioner, or prohibit school personnel from consulting with such practitioner, with the written consent of the student's parent. "Psychotropic medications" is defined as those medications the prescribed intention of which is to alter mental activity or state, including, but not limited to, antipsychotic, antidepressant, and anxiolytic medication and behavior-altering medication. Medications such as Ritalin (methylphenidate), Prozac (fluoxetine), and Paxil (paroxetine) would be included in this classification. HB 754 was incorporated in this bill.

Full text:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/19/01 020109986  pdf
01/31/02  House: Printed as engrossed 020109986-E  pdf | impact statement
02/07/02  House: Engrossed bill reprinted 020109986-E  pdf | impact statement
02/25/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB90ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/02/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0314)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/19/01 020109986
01/09/02  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/28/02  House: Reported from Education with amendment (18-Y 1-N)
01/29/02  House: Read first time
01/30/02  House: Passed by for the day
01/31/02  House: Read second time
01/31/02  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/02  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/31/02  House: Printed as engrossed 020109986-E
02/01/02  House: Read third time and passed House (95-Y 2-N)
02/01/02  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N)
02/01/02  House: Communicated to Senate
02/04/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/02  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/02  House: Engrossed bill reprinted 020109986-E
02/14/02  Senate: Reported from Ed. & H. with amendment (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/15/02  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/02  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/02  Senate: Read third time
02/18/02  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/18/02  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/02  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/02  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/18/02  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/18/02  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/02  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/02  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/18/02  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/19/02  House: Placed on Calendar
02/20/02  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (92-Y 7-N)
02/20/02  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 7-N)
02/25/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB90ER)
03/07/02  House: Enrolled
03/07/02  House: Signed by Speaker
03/07/02  Senate: Signed by President
04/01/02  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 314 (effective 7/1/02)
04/02/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0314)