SB186: Individualized education program teams; Department of Education to develop guidelines.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-217.03, relating to the Department of Education; individualized education program teams; guidelines.
[S 186]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-217.03 as follows:

§ 22.1-217.03. Individualized education program teams to consider need for certain age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate instruction.

A. The Department of Education shall establish guidelines for individualized education program (IEP) teams to utilize when developing IEPs for children with disabilities to ensure that IEP teams consider the need for age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate instruction related to sexual health, self-restraint, self-protection, respect for personal privacy, and personal boundaries of others.

B. In developing IEPs for children with disabilities, in addition to any other requirements established by the Board, each local school board shall ensure that IEP teams consider the guidelines established by the Department of Education pursuant to subsection A.


SENATE BILL NO. 186
Senate Amendments in [ ] – January 14, 2020
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-217.03, relating to the Department of Education; individualized education program teams; guidelines.
Patrons Prior to Engrossment--Senators Dunnavant, Boysko and McClellan

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-217.03 as follows:

§ 22.1-217.03. Individualized education program teams to consider need for certain age-appropriate [ and developmentally appropriate ] instruction.

A. The Department of Education shall establish guidelines for individualized education program (IEP) teams to utilize when developing IEPs for children with disabilities to ensure that IEP teams consider the need for age-appropriate [ and developmentally appropriate ] instruction related to sexual health, self-restraint, self-protection, respect for personal privacy, and personal boundaries of others.

B. In developing IEPs for children with disabilities, in addition to any other requirements established by the Board, each local school board shall ensure that IEP teams consider the guidelines established by the Department of Education pursuant to subsection A.

SENATE BILL NO. 186

Offered January 8, 2020
Prefiled December 27, 2019
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-217.03, relating to the Department of Education; individualized education program teams; guidelines.
Patron-- Dunnavant

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-217.03 as follows:

§ 22.1-217.03. Individualized education program teams to consider need for certain age-appropriate instruction.

A. The Department of Education shall establish guidelines for individualized education program (IEP) teams to utilize when developing IEPs for children with disabilities to ensure that IEP teams consider the need for age-appropriate instruction related to sexual health, self-restraint, self-protection, respect for personal privacy, and personal boundaries of others.

B. In developing IEPs for children with disabilities, in addition to any other requirements established by the Board, each local school board shall ensure that IEP teams consider the guidelines established by the Department of Education pursuant to subsection A.