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§ 7-439. Programs on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2016

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, 2016
MD Code, Education, § 7-439
§ 7-439. Programs on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault
Definitions
(a) In this section, “nonpublic school” means a noncollegiate educational institution that:
(1) Holds a certificate of approval from the State Board under § 2-206(e) of this article; and
(2) Participates in the Nonpublic Schools Textbook and Technology Grants Program.
Establishment of programs on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault
(b)(1) The State Board and each nonpublic school in the State shall develop and implement a program of age-appropriate education on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault.
(2) The program required under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be:
(i) Taught by a teacher who is trained to provide instruction on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault; and
(ii) Incorporated into the health curriculum of each county board and each nonpublic school.
Regulations
(c) The State Board shall adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of this section.

Credits

Added by Acts 2016, c. 609, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016.
MD Code, Education, § 7-439, MD EDUC § 7-439
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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