Education, Department of; develop guidelines for use of telehealth services in public schools

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the health of students generally, so as to require the Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and others, to develop guidelines for the use of telehealth services in public schools to provide mental health and behavioral health services to students at school or during any school related function; to define the term “telehealth”; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.