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2016 House Bill 5409: Create statewide policy on seclusion and restraint in schools

Public Act 394 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Frank Liberati D-Allen Park on March 2, 2016
To declare a legislative “finding” that certain specified factors should be considered in creating a uniform policy on the use of seclusion and restraint in public schools. This is part of a package comprised of House Bills 5409 to 5416 to gradually establish and implement this in all schools.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on March 2, 2016
Reported in the House on September 22, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on December 8, 2016
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on December 8, 2016
Reported in the Senate on December 14, 2016
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2016