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72-1205.Free tests required; when and by whom tests performed; reports to parents. (a) Every pupil enrolled in a school district or an accredited nonpublic school shall be provided basic hearing screening without charge during the first year of admission and not less than once every three years thereafter.

(b) Every pupil enrolled in a school district shall be provided basic hearing screening by the board of education of the school district in which the pupil resides and is enrolled.

(c) Every pupil in an accredited nonpublic school shall be provided basic hearing screening either (1) by the board of education of the accredited nonpublic school in which the pupil is enrolled, or (2) upon request therefor by the pupil's parent or guardian, by the board of education of the school district in which the pupil resides. No board of education of a school district shall be required to provide basic hearing screening outside the school district. If the accredited nonpublic school in which the pupil is enrolled is located within the school district, basic hearing screening shall be provided in the nonpublic school. If the accredited nonpublic school in which the pupil is enrolled is located outside the school district, basic hearing screening shall be provided in a school of the school district.

(d) All tests shall be performed by a person competent in the use of a calibrated audiometer and who has been designated by the board of education which provides the basic hearing screening. The results of the test and, if necessary, the desirability of examinations by a qualified physician shall be reported to the parents or guardians of such pupils.

History: L. 1969, ch. 361, § 2; L. 1981, ch. 279, § 2; July 1.



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