COVID-19; test-to-stay guidelines for public schools.

Bill Summary:

Department of Education; COVID-19; guidelines; alternative to quarantine. Requires the Department of Education, in collaboration with the Department of Health, to (i) recommend options for isolation and quarantine for students and employees at public schools who contract or are exposed to COVID-19 and (ii) develop guidelines for such schools and recommend such guidelines for use as an alternative to quarantine. The bill requires such guidelines to be immediately distributed to local school boards and reflect the most updated recommendations to limit the amount of time out of the classroom, including options for no quarantine, as recommended for asymptomatic individuals.

Bill Patron: Dunnavant

Last Action(s):
(House) Signed by Speaker March 22, 2022
(Senate) Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022 March 22, 2022
(Governor) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)

Bill Status:
Passed House
Passed Senate