HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1776

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 1

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 302A-1159, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"302A-1159 Physical examination required. (a) Beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, no child shall attend seventh grade unless the child presents to the appropriate school official written documentation from a licensed physician or advanced practice registered nurse showing completion of the required physical examination performed within twelve months before or after the date of attendance.

(b) No child shall [be admitted to] attend any school for the first time in the State unless the child presents to the appropriate school official a report from a licensed physician or advanced practice registered nurse of the results of a physical examination performed within a year of the date of [entry into] attendance at school. A child may [enter] attend school provisionally upon submitting written documentation from a licensed physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or other authorized representative of the department of health stating that the child is in the process of undergoing a physical examination. Further documentation showing that the required physical examination has been completed shall be submitted to the appropriate school official no later than three months after the child first [entered] attends the school."

SECTION 2. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $            or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2014-2015 to the department of education to carry out the purposes of this Act.

The sum appropriated shall be expended by the department of education for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 3. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2030.



 

Report Title:

Education; Physical Examination; Appropriation

 

Description:

Requires children to undergo a physical examination prior to attending seventh grade beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Makes an appropriation to the department of education. Effective July 1, 2030. (SD1)

 

 

 

The summary description of legislation appearing on this page is for informational purposes only and is not legislation or evidence of legislative intent.