Bill Text: TX HB2186 | 2015-2016 | 84th Legislature | Comm Sub

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Bill Title: Relating to suicide prevention training for educators in public schools.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 80-41)

Status: (Passed) 2015-06-19 - Effective immediately [HB2186 Detail]

Download: Texas-2015-HB2186-Comm_Sub.html
  84R10685 GCB-D
 
  By: Cook, Harless, Coleman, Allen, Huberty, H.B. No. 2186
      et al.
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to suicide prevention training for certain educators and
  other employees of a school district.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  This Act may be cited as the Suicide Prevention
  Training Act in memory of Jonathan Childers.
         SECTION 2.  Section 161.325(c-2), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (c-2)  If a school district provides [the] training under
  Subsection (c-1), [:
               [(1)]  a school district employee described under that
  subsection must participate in the training at least once annually
  [one time; and
               [(2)     the school district shall maintain records that
  include the name of each district employee who participated in the
  training].
         SECTION 3.  This Act applies beginning with the 2015-2016
  school year.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2015.
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