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Education Related Bills Signed Into Law

By John Forester | March 3, 2020

The following education related bills were signed into law yesterday by Governor Tony Evers:

AB-531 ID Card Info (Stafsholt, Rob) Requiring that student identification cards include contact information for suicide prevention hotlines. Signed (Act 116) (SAA did not take a position on this bill).

AB-644 School Mental Health (Steineke, Jim) Creating a school-based mental health consultation pilot program and making an appropriation. Signed (Act 117) (The SAA supported this bill).

SB-527 Pupil Restraint (Olsen, Luther) The seclusion and physical restraint of pupils. Signed (Act 118) (The SAA was neutral on this bill, but was involved in the negotiations that shaped the bill”s key provisions.  Please see the SAA’s testimony on SB 527 for more information.)

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