MCL - Section 333.9101

Act 368 of 1978

333.9101 Plan for health services for pupils in elementary and secondary schools; establishment; contents; cooperation in developing plan; consistency with program of school nursing services; employment of certified school nurses; excusing pupils from health instructions and class attendance.

Sec. 9101.

    (1) The department shall establish a plan for health services for pupils in the elementary and secondary schools of this state. The plan shall include a definition of school health services and standards for the implementation of the plan. The department shall cooperate with the department of education and the state health planning and development agency in developing the plan to ensure coordination among those agencies.
    (2) The plan may include the provision of health services by and through intermediate and local school districts.
    (3) The plan shall be consistent with the program of school nursing services adopted pursuant to section 1252 of Act No. 451 of the Public Acts of 1976, being section 380.1252 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, and shall encourage employment of individuals certified by the department of education as school nurses pursuant to that section.
    (4) The plan shall not require health instructions for a pupil whose parent or guardian objects in writing and specifically requests that the pupil be excused. The plan shall not require a pupil to attend a class for which the pupil is excused pursuant to Act No. 451 of the Public Acts of 1976, as amended, being sections 380.1 to 380.1853 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain powers and duties of the bureau of child and family services, with the exception of the women, infants, and children division, from the department of public health to the director of the department of community health, see E.R.O. No. 1996-1, compiled at MCL 330.3101 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Popular Name: Act 368