HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1452

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2017

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

related to suicide prevention training.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Jason Flatt Act of 2017.

SECTION 2. Chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part III, subpart B, to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"302A- Suicide prevention; in-service training. The department shall require that in-service training include at least two hours of suicide prevention education for all teachers and principals each school year. This education may be accomplished through self-review of suicide prevention materials approved by the department."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Jason Flatt Act; Suicide Prevention Training; Teachers; Principals; Education

 

Description:

Requires teachers and principals training to include suicide prevention. Allows the training to be conducted through self-review.

 

 

 

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