Bill Text: AZ HB2592 | 2018 | Fifty-third Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced

Bill Title: Schools; suicide; self-harm; prevention

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-8)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2018-02-07 - House read second time [HB2592 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2018-HB2592-Introduced.html




REFERENCE TITLE: schools; suicide; self-harm; prevention





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-third Legislature

Second Regular Session




HB 2592


Introduced by

Representatives Epstein: Alston, Andrade, Benally, Carter, Clodfelter, Engel, Espinoza, Fernandez, Friese, Gabaldón, Gonzales, John, Navarrete, Norgaard, Peten, Powers Hannley, Saldate, Salman, Stringer, Syms, Townsend, Senators Bowie, Bradley, Brophy McGee, Contreras, Hobbs, Mendez, Quezada





amending Title 15, chapter 1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-118; relating to school policies.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 15, chapter 1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 15-118, to read:

START_STATUTE15-118.  Schools; suicide and self‑harm prevention policies

Each school district governing board and each charter school governing body shall adopt policies to prevent student suicide and self‑harm that are based on evidence‑based research.  School districts and charter schools may request assistance in formulating these policies from the department of health services, the Arizona health care cost containment system and the department of education. END_STATUTE