§ 49-10-1301 Short title
§ 49-10-1302 Purpose of part
§ 49-10-1303 Part definitions
§ 49-10-1304 Isolation or restraint of student – Reports and record
§ 49-10-1305 Restrictions on administration of, or use of, isolation or restraint
§ 49-10-1306 Records of isolation and restraint – Reports – Promulgation of rules and regulations
§ 49-10-1307 Training and reporting on the use of restraint and isolation

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 49 > Chapter 10 > Part 13 - Special Education Behavioral Supports Act

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Behavior intervention training program: means a training program in evidence-based positive behavioral supports, evidence-based crisis intervention, and evidence-based techniques for the safe use of isolation and restraint. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • Chemical restraint: means a medication that is prescribed to restrict a student's freedom of movement for the control of extreme violent physical behavior. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • Child with a disability: means a child between three (3) and twenty-one (21) years of age, both inclusive, who has been evaluated and determined as having a state-identified disability in accordance with the rules and regulations of the state board of education or as having one (1) or more of the following disabilities, as defined in 34 C. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Department: means the department of education. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • IEP team: means a group of individuals described in 34 C. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • Isolation room: means any space, structure, or area pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • LEA: means a local education agency. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • local board of education: means the board of education that manages and controls the respective local public school system. See Tennessee Code 49-1-103
  • Mechanical restraint: means the application of a mechanical device, material or equipment attached or adjacent to the student's body, including ambulatory restraints, which the student cannot easily remove and that restrict freedom of movement or normal access to the student's body. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • Noxious substance: means the use of any defense spray or substance as defined by departmental rule. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Physical holding restraint: means the use of body contact by school personnel with a student to restrict freedom of movement or normal access to the student's body, except for:
    (A) The holding of a student by an adult in order to calm or comfort the student in the absence of an emergency. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • Positive behavioral supports: means a systematic approach using evidence-based practices to improve school environments, and to prevent and respond to problem behavior that:
    (A) Is proactive and instructional, rather than reactive and punitive. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Restraint: means a chemical restraint, mechanical restraint, or physical holding restraint. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • School personnel: means an individual employed on a full-time or part-time basis by a public school. See Tennessee Code 49-10-1303
  • Special education: means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including instruction conducted in the classroom, home, hospitals, institutions, and other settings, and instruction in physical education. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105