§6451. Health screening

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Published: 2015

§6451. Health screening








1. Student right to screening for sight and hearing defects. 
Each student shall be screened periodically to determine whether they have sight
or hearing defects.


[
1981, c. 693, §§5, 8 (NEW)
.]








2. Commissioner's duties. 
The commissioner shall:





A. After consultation with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, adopt rules
and provide school administrative units with assistance and materials to carry out
this subsection; [1981, c. 693, §§5, 8 (NEW); 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §7 (REV).]











B. Furnish to the administrators of the school administrative units the prescribed
directions for the tests of sight and hearing; and [1981, c. 693, §§5, 8 (NEW).]










C. Furnish test cards, record and report forms and other useful materials for carrying
out the purpose of this section. [1981, c. 693, §§5, 8 (NEW).]







[
1981, c. 693, §§5, 8 (NEW);
2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §7 (REV)
.]








3. Exempt students. 
A student whose parent objects in writing to screening or religious grounds shall
not be screened unless a sight or hearing defect is reasonably apparent.


[
1981, c. 693, §§5, 8 (NEW)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

1981, c. 693, §§5,8 (NEW).
2003, c. 689, §B7 (REV).
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