Louisiana House Bill 405 Guidelines for the Use of Seclusion and Restraint

Louisiana passed house bill 405, effective August 15, 2010.  The bill requires the Louisiana State Board of Education to prepare and adopt guidelines for the use of seclusion, physical restraint and mechanical restraint of students with disabilities.  The guidelines to be drafted shall not be inconsistent with law and while centrally drafted shall be locally administered at the discretion of the locality and the public schools, school administrators and programs under its jurisdiction.

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