Requires each school board to test each public school building in the local school division for the presence of Legionella bacteria at such regular intervals as the school board deems necessary to maintain the health and decency of such buildings. The bill requires the Department of Education to make recommendations for the frequency of testing for the presence of Legionella bacteria in public school buildings and to notify each local school board of its recommendations no later than September 1, 2020. The bill also requires each public elementary and secondary school to maintain files of its Legionella bacteria test results and make such files available for review.
1/30/20 Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
2/6/20 Reported from Finance and Approps. (14-Y 0-N)
2/11/20 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2/17/20 Education subc recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
2/19/20 Reported from Education with amendments (15-Y 5-N)
2/19/20 Referred to Appropriations