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22-32-109.2. Board of education - specific duties - adoption of policy


(1) In carrying out the duties specified in section 22-32-109 (1)(t), on and after July 1, 1990, each board of education is required to formally adopt a policy concerning the delivery of all educational programs and courses of instruction or study that expose pupils to any psychiatric or psychological methods or procedures involving the diagnosis, assessment, or treatment of any behavioral or mental health disorder.

(2) Prior to taking action pursuant to subsection (1) of this section, a board of education shall provide an adequate opportunity to allow review by and receive recommendations from members of the board, the personnel of the school district, the parents of pupils enrolled in the school district, and members of the public.

(3) The department of education shall prepare model policies to provide guidance to boards of education adopting policies under subsection (1) of this section.


Source: L. 90: Entire section added, p. 1098, 63, effective May 31. L. 2017: (1) amended, (SB 17-242), ch. 263, p. 1319, 171, effective May 25.


Cross references: For the legislative declaration in SB 17-242, see section 1 of chapter 263, Session Laws of Colorado 2017.