§8-60-14 - Prohibition on mandatory medication.

§8-60-14 Prohibition on mandatory medication. (a) General. The department prohibits state personnel from requiring parents to obtain a prescription for substances identified under schedules I, II, III, IV, or V in section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812(c)) for a student as a condition of attending school, receiving an evaluation under sections 8-60-31 through 8-60-43, or receiving services.

(b) Rule of construction. Nothing in subsection (a) shall be construed to create a federal prohibition against teachers and other school personnel consulting or sharing classroom-based observations with parents or guardians regarding a student's academic and functional performance, or behavior in the classroom or school, or regarding the need for evaluation for special education or related services under section 8-60-10.

[Eff 11/23/09] (Auth: 20 U.S.C. 1412(a)(25); HRS §302A-1112) (Imp: 34 C.F.R. §300.174)



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