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SB353,3,1312 (c) 1. "Covered individual" means all of the following, except as provided in
13subd. 2.:
SB353,3,1614 a. An individual who is employed by a governing body, or under contract with
15a governing body as an independent contractor, to provide services for the benefit of
16the school governed by the governing body.
SB353,3,1817 b. An individual who is employed by a person under contract with a governing
18body to provide services for the benefit of the school governed by the governing body.
SB353,3,2019 c. An individual who is engaged in student teaching under the supervision of
20an individual described in subd. 1. a.
SB353,3,2121 2. "Covered individual" does not include any of the following:
SB353,3,2222 a. A member of a governing body.
SB353,3,2523 b. A law enforcement officer who is authorized or designated by a governing
24body to perform any duty under s. 118.125 (1) (bL) 1. or 2. in a school governed by the
25governing body.
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1(d) "Governing body" means the governing body in charge of a school.
SB353,4,22 (c) "Individualized education program" has the meaning given in s. 115.76 (9).
SB353,4,33 (f) "Parent" has the meaning given in s. 115.76 (12).
SB353,4,54 (g) "Physical restraint" means a restriction that immobilizes or reduces the
5ability of a pupil to freely move his or her torso, arms, legs, or head.
SB353,4,66 (h) "School" means a public school, including a charter school.
SB353,4,87 (i) "Seclusion" means the involuntary confinement of a pupil, apart from other
8pupils, in a room or area from which the pupil is physically prevented from leaving.
SB353,4,10 9(2) Seclusion; conditions for use. A covered individual may use seclusion on
10a pupil at school only if all of the following apply:
SB353,4,1311 (a) The pupil's behavior presents a clear, present, and imminent risk to the
12physical safety of the pupil or others and it is the least restrictive intervention
13feasible.
SB353,4,1614 (b) A covered individual maintains constant supervision of the pupil, either by
15remaining in the room or area with the pupil or by observing the pupil through a
16window that allows the covered individual to see the pupil at all times.
SB353,4,1817 (c) The room or area in which the pupil is secluded is free of objects or fixtures
18that may injure the pupil.
SB353,4,2019 (d) The pupil has adequate access to bathroom facilities, drinking water,
20necessary medication, and regularly scheduled meals.
SB353,4,2221 (e) The duration of the seclusion is only as long as necessary to resolve the clear,
22present, and imminent risk to the physical safety of the pupil or others.
SB353,4,2423 (f) No door connecting the room or area in which the pupil is secluded to other
24rooms or areas is capable of being locked.
SB353,5,2
1(3) Physical restraint; conditions for use. A covered individual may use
2physical restraint on a pupil at school only if all of the following apply:
SB353,5,53 (a) The pupil's behavior presents a clear, present, and imminent risk to the
4physical safety of the pupil or others and it is the least restrictive intervention
5feasible.
SB353,5,66 (b) There are no medical contraindications to its use.
SB353,5,97 (c) The degree of force used and the duration of the physical restraint do not
8exceed the degree and duration that are reasonable and necessary to resolve the
9clear, present, and imminent risk to the physical safety of the pupil or others.
SB353,5,1010 (d) None of the following maneuvers or techniques are used:
SB353,5,1211 1. Those that do not give adequate attention and care to protecting the pupil's
12head.
SB353,5,1413 2. Those that cause chest compression by placing pressure or weight on the
14pupil's chest, lungs, sternum, diaphragm, back, or abdomen.
SB353,5,1715 3. Those that place pressure or weight on the pupil's neck or throat, on an
16artery, or on the back of the pupil's head or neck, or that otherwise obstruct the pupil's
17circulation or breathing.
SB353,5,1818 (e) It does not constitute corporal punishment, as defined in s. 118.31 (1).
SB353,5,2319 (f) The covered individual does not use a mechanical or chemical restraint on
20the pupil. The use of supportive equipment to properly align a pupil's body, assist
21a pupil to maintain balance, or assist a pupil's mobility, under the direction and
22oversight of appropriate medical or therapeutic staff, does not constitute the use of
23a mechanical restraint.
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1(4) Notification and reporting following use of seclusion or physical
2restraint.
(a) Whenever seclusion or physical restraint is used on a pupil at school,
3the school principal or his or her designee shall do all of the following:
SB353,6,64 1. As soon as practicable, but no later than one business day after the incident,
5notify the pupil's parent of the incident and of the availability of the written report
6under subd. 2.
SB353,6,97 2. Within 2 business days after the incident and after consulting with the
8covered individuals present during the incident, prepare a written report containing
9all of the following information:
SB353,6,1010 a. The pupil's name.
SB353,6,1111 b. The date, time, and duration of the use of seclusion or physical restraint.
SB353,6,1312 c. A description of the incident, including a description of the actions of the
13pupil before, during, and after the incident.
SB353,6,1414 d. The names and titles of the covered individuals present during the incident.
SB353,6,1715 (b) Each report prepared under par. (a) 2. shall be retained by the school and
16made available for review by the pupil's parent within 3 business days of the
17incident.
SB353,6,1918 (c) Annually by September 1, the principal of each school or his or her designee
19shall submit to the governing body a report containing all of the following:
SB353,6,2120 1. The number of incidents of seclusion and of physical restraint in the school
21during the previous school year.
SB353,6,2322 2. The total number of pupils who were involved in the incidents and the
23number of children with disabilities who were involved in the incidents.
SB353,7,5 24(5) Child with a disability. The first time that seclusion or physical restraint
25is used on a child with a disability, the child's individualized education program team

1shall convene in the manner provided in s. 115.787 (4) as soon as possible after the
2incident. The child's individualized education program team shall review the child's
3individualized education program to ensure that it contains appropriate positive
4behavioral interventions and supports and other strategies to address the behavior
5of concern, as provided in s. 115.787 (2) (i), and revise it if necessary.
SB353,7,9 6(6) Physical restraint; training. (a) Except as provided in par. (c), no covered
7individual may use physical restraint on a pupil at school unless he or she has
8received training in the use of physical restraint that includes all of the following
9components:
SB353,7,1010 1. Methods of preventing the need for physical restraint.
SB353,7,1311 2. An identification and description of dangerous behavior that may indicate
12the need for physical restraint and methods of evaluating risk of harm in order to
13determine whether physical restraint is warranted.
SB353,7,1514 3. Experience in administering and receiving various types of physical
15restraint.
SB353,7,1816 4. Instruction regarding the effects of physical restraint on the person
17restrained, in monitoring signs of physical distress, and in obtaining medical
18assistance.
SB353,7,1919 5. Instruction in documenting and reporting incidents of physical restraint.
SB353,7,2120 6. A requirement that the trainee demonstrate proficiency in administering
21physical restraint.
SB353,7,2322 (b) The governing body shall ensure that all of the following apply in each school
23that it operates in which physical restraint is used:
SB353,7,2524 1. At least one covered individual has received training in the use of physical
25restraint under par. (a).
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12. The school maintains a record of the training received by the covered
2individual under par. (a), including the period during which the training is
3considered valid by the entity that trained the covered individual.
SB353,8,84 (c) A covered individual who has not received training in the use of physical
5restraint under par. (a) may use physical restraint on a pupil at school only in an
6emergency and only if a covered individual who has received training in the use of
7physical restraint under par. (a) is not immediately available due to the unforeseen
8nature of the emergency.
SB353,8,11 9(7) Construction. Nothing in this section prohibits a covered individual from
10doing any of the following at school if the pupil is not confined to an area from which
11he or she is physically prevented from leaving:
SB353,8,1412 (a) Directing a pupil who is disruptive to temporarily separate himself or
13herself from the general activity in the classroom to allow the pupil to regain
14behavioral control and the covered individual to maintain or regain classroom order.
SB353,8,1615 (b) Directing a pupil to temporarily remain in the classroom to complete tasks
16while other pupils participate in activities outside the classroom.
SB353,8,1817 (c) Briefly touching or holding a pupil's hand, arm, shoulder, or back to calm,
18comfort, or redirect the pupil.
SB353, s. 3 19Section 3. Effective date.
SB353,8,2020 (1) This act takes effect on September 1, 2012.
SB353,8,2121 (End)
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