TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-21.3
The Rhode Island Student Assistance Junior High/Middle School Act

SECTION 16-21.3-2


§ 16-21.3-2 Junior high/middle school student assistance program.

(a) The department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals shall be charged with the administration of this chapter and shall contract with appropriate substance abuse prevention/intervention agencies to provide student assistance services in junior high/middle schools.

(b) Following the first complete year of operation, school systems receiving junior high/middle school student assistance services will be required to contribute twenty percent (20%) of the costs of student assistance counselors to the service provider agency in order to continue the services.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 486, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 418, § 3; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 14, § 9; P.L. 2013, ch. 501, § 36.)