General Assembly Raised Bill No. 934
January Session, 2021 LCO No. 3791
Referred to Committee on COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN
Introduced by:
(KID)
AN ACT REQUIRING THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION
CONCERNING MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH RESOURCES BY
SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General
Assembly convened:
1 Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2021) Not later than September 1,
2 2021, each local and regional board of education shall compile, and
3 annually update, a list of every mental and emotional health resource
4 available to the students in such board's school district. Such list shall
5 include, but not be limited to, resources provided by (1) the board, (2)
6 community providers, (3) school-based health centers, or (4) the state.
7 Each resource shall be listed with a telephone number, an electronic mail
8 address or an Internet link. Each board shall post the list of available
9 mental and emotional health resources on such board's Internet web site
10 and annually notify parents of students in the school district about
11 where to find such list.
This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following
sections:
Section 1 July 1, 2021 New section
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Raised Bill No. 934
Statement of Purpose:
To require each local and regional board of education to list on such
board's Internet web site the mental and emotional health resources
available to students.
[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except
that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not
underlined.]
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