Status Summary

HB 2037 was heard in the House Education Committee on Feb. 16th, but did not come up for a vote and therefore is dead.

Legislative Session





Rep. Klippert

HB 2037 requires that students who were expelled, suspended, or removed from school due violence or mental health issues be assessed by an independent, private, third-party mental health professional before the student is readmitted into school. The mental health professional is a psychologist or psychiatrist the student has not received treatment from in currently or in the past. When the child is mentally healthy, he/she may return to school. This bill takes effect July 1, 2015.