DE HB100 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 40-12)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-11 - Assigned to Appropriations Committee in House
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware elementary schools. The unit is at a ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades K-5 for a full-time school counselor, school social worker, or licensed clinical social worker. Additionally a unit ratio of 700 full time equivalent students for grades K-5 for employment of a full-time school psychologist. This Act defines mental health services as prevention, response, and coordination services delivered to students in elementary schools.

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An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Free Public Schools.



2021-03-11 Assigned to Appropriations Committee in House
2021-03-10 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 11 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
2021-01-28 Introduced and Assigned to Education Committee in House

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