HB4074 S ED AMT #1 2-3

Hager  7871


The Committee on Education moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 4074—A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-2-40a, all relating to providing education on and prevention of self-harm behavior and eating disorders in public schools; naming the section “Meghan’s Law”; requiring the state board to promulgate a legislative rule to establish training requirements for certain county board employees and volunteers on students’ self-harm behaviors and eating disorders; setting forth criteria for said rule; requiring middle school and high school students at least once per academic school year receive information regarding self-harm and eating disorders signs, prevention and treatment; specifying allowable sources of the information; and allowing the promulgation of state board rules to facilitate student education process and develop resources.