§11-157-6.1 - Health examination requirements.

§11-157-6.1 Health examination requirements.

(a) Each student or child shall present a record of his or her physical examination by a practitioner as specified in subsection (c) before the student or child first attends school or a child care facility. The examination shall occur within 12 months before the date of first attendance at school or a child care facility in Hawaii. The record shall be transferred to subsequent schools and child care facilities attended by the student or child, and re-examination is not required.

(b) Pursuant to section 302A-1159(b), HRS, every student entering seventh grade shall present a record of his or her physical examination (pre-seventh grade physical examination) by a practitioner performed within twelve months before the first date of attendance in the seventh grade.

(c) Results of the examination(s) shall be reported to the school or child care facility on a form or in a format approved by the department. The report(s) of physical examination(s) shall be signed by the practitioner(s) performing the examination(s).

(d) The report(s) of physical examination(s) shall be kept with the student's health record or child care facility child's record.

        [Eff and comp 10/23/97; am and comp 8/27/01; am and comp AUG 23 2019 ] (Auth: HRS §§302A-1162, 321-9, 321-11, 325-13, 325-32) (Imp: HRS §§302A-901, 302A-1154 through 302A-1163, 321-1, 321-9, 321-11, 325-13, 325-32 through 325-38)

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