Category: Legal Review

This section provides summaries of pertinent statutes either directly or indirectly related to the safety and security of New Hampshire’s schools.

Joint Guidance on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records (US DHHS & US DOE) [December 2019]

Excerpt from Document: The purpose of this guidance is to explain the relationship between the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) statute and implementing regulations and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. This document updates and expands on prior guidance to help address potential confusion on the part …

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RSA 153:14 – Fire Safety Measures

  Link to RSA 153:14 – Fire Safety Measures: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XII/153/153-14.htm

RSA 193-F – Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention

    Link to RSA 193-F – Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XV/193-F/193-F-mrg.htm

RSA 193-B – Drug Free School Zones

  Link to RSA 193-B – Drug Free School Zones: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XV/193-B/193-B-mrg.htm

RSA 158:31 – Unlawful Use of Explosives

  Link to RSA 158:31 – Unlawful Use of Explosives: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XII/158/158-31.htm

RSA 193-D:2 – Safe School Zones

  Link to RSA 193-D:2 – Safe School Zones: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/xv/193-d/193-D-2.htm

RSA 189:68 – Student and Teacher Information Protection and Privacy

  Link to RSA 189:68 – Student and Teacher Information Protection and Privacy: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/xv/189/189-68.htm

RSA 189:64 – Emergency Response Plans

  Link to RSA 189:64 – Emergency Response Plans: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/xv/189/189-64.htm

NH Compilation of School Discipline Laws and Regulations (US DOE) [January 2018]