Public schools; Mental Health First Aid training every three years. (HB1554)

Introduced By

Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon) with support from co-patron Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; Mental Health First Aid training. Requires each school board to adopt and implement policies that require each teacher and other relevant personnel, as determined by the school board, who are employed on a full-time basis to complete a Mental Health First Aid training or similar program every three years. The bill requires each school board to provide such training and allows a school board to contract with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, a community services board, a behavioral health authority, a nonprofit organization, or a certified trainer of the Mental Health First Aid training program to provide such training. This bill was incorporated into HB 76. Read the Bill »


01/22/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/12/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105069D
01/12/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB74-Kory)
01/22/2020Incorporated by Education (HB74-Kory)
01/27/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB1554)

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