Status Summary

The bill was heard and passed in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education. It was heard and passed in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means and went to Rules. SB6141 was pulled in Rules, voted on in the Senate, 46-0-0-3, and referred to the House Education committee. It is was heard on 2/20 and exec’d on 2/22. Referred to Rules on 2/23. On 2/28, Rules relieved of further consideration and placed on second reading. No further update as of 3/8. The bill is dead. (updated 3/8)

Legislative Session

2018

Status

Died

Sponsor

Sen. McCoy

Introduces the development and availability of an online training for school staff on recognition, screening, and response to emotional or behavioral distress in students.  The training required would be in addition to existing requirements.

School staff may complete the required three-hour suicide prevention training in lieu of the one-hour online suicide prevention training.

Subject to the availability of funds, each educational service district will identify a regional mental health coordinator to provide technical assistance and training to school district to meet the requirements, track completion, and report to OSPI by June 30 of each year.

*Companion to HB 2446