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§ 7-442. Policy establishment for the possession and use of sunscreen on school property

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2018

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, 2018
MD Code, Education, § 7-442
§ 7-442. Policy establishment for the possession and use of sunscreen on school property
Sunscreen defined
(a) In this section, “sunscreen” means a topical sunscreen product that is:
(1) Used to prevent the effects of overexposure to the sun and not for medical treatment of an injury or illness; and
(2) Approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration for over-the-counter use.
Policy to be established
(b) Each county board shall adopt a written policy authorizing a student to possess and use sunscreen on school property or at a school-sponsored activity without written permission from a health care provider.
Sunscreen education
(c) Each county board shall encourage public schools to educate students about sunscreen, sun safety, and the policy established under subsection (b) of this section.

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Added by Acts 2018, c. 33, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018.
MD Code, Education, § 7-442, MD EDUC § 7-442
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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