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§ 7-435. Update of emergency and evacuation plans for individuals with disabilities

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Public Schools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Health and Safety of Students (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2017
MD Code, Education, § 7-435
§ 7-435. Update of emergency and evacuation plans for individuals with disabilities
Emergency Planning Guidelines for Local School Systems and Schools
(a) On or before December 1, 2017, the Department shall, in consultation with disability advocacy groups, update the Emergency Planning Guidelines for Local School Systems and Schools to accommodate, safeguard, and evacuate students, staff, and visitors with disabilities on public school grounds in accordance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.
Local school system’s emergency plan
(b) On or before July 1, 2018, each local school system shall update the local school system's emergency plan to comply with the update of the Department's guidelines and regulations under subsection (a) of this section.
IEPs
(c) If a student with an IEP requires specific accommodations for evacuation in an emergency, the student's IEP shall include accommodations for the student during an emergency.
504 plans
(d) If a student with a 504 plan requires specific accommodations for evacuation in an emergency, the student's 504 team shall discuss and address the student's needs as necessary.

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Added by Acts 2017, c. 327, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017.
MD Code, Education, § 7-435, MD EDUC § 7-435
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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