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Mandate 562

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
threat assessment teams
Purpose of legislation
Requires local school boards to establish policies and procedures for the establishment of threat assessment teams. The bill requires the division superintendent to establish for each school a threat assessment team. The threat assessment teams shall (i) provide guidance to students, faculty, and staff regarding recognition of threatening or aberrant behavior that may represent a threat to the community; (ii) identify members of the school community to whom threatening behavior should be reported; and (iii) implement the policies adopted by the school board. The bill requires threat assessment teams to report to the division superintendent upon a preliminary determination that an individual poses a threat of violence to self or others.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 710 (2013)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 131 : Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4407: Revisions to comport with legislation approved in the 1999 and 2012-2015 General Assembly Sessions
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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