This is sometimes required for students whose education may be impeded by a health condition that requires administration of a prescription medication during school hours.Any student who is required to take medication prescribed for him by a physician may be assisted by the school nurse or other designated school personnel if the school district receives (1) a written statement from such physician detailing the method, amount, and time schedules by which such medication is to be taken and (2) a written statement from the parent or guardian of the student indicating the desire that the school district assist the student in the matters set forth in the physician’s statement.Manufacturers of Internet-connected devices (better known as the Internet of Things) should be following a new California bill closely because it would create a mandate under California law that all Io T devices have built-in security features appropriate to the device and information collected.

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This means 15% of the roof’s area is free of shade, obstructions from sunlight, and ready for a future solar system installation.

The installation of either solar hot water or solar photovoltaic panels fulfills the requirements.would take the existing Title 24 law further, shifting focus from “solar ready” to “solar installed.” The inspiration came from an existing San Francisco ordinance calling for solar energy to be installed on all buildings after January 1st of this year.

It could be the first legislative mandate for Io T device manufacturers to proactively implement “security by design” (that is, at an early stage, and built into the product development process, rather than added reactively later as a “patch” or as an optional or voluntary industry best practice). If enacted as currently written, the bill would require a manufacturer that sells or offers a connected device “capable of connecting to the Internet, directly or indirectly, or to another connected device” to: The bill would also require retailers to provide a short, plainly-written notice of the device’s information collection functions at the point of sale.

Consequently, the requirements under this bill could have a significant R&D and budgetary impact on Io T device development, making what was once a manufacturer’s afterthought a key component at the design and production stages of any Io T device that is produced for sale to consumers in the U. That notice would need to include statements indicating whether “the device is capable of collecting audio, video, location, biometric, health, or other personal or sensitive consumer information” and where a consumer can find the privacy policy applicable to the device.

In California, mandated reporters are professionals, who, in the ordinary course of their work have regular contact with children, disabled persons, or senior citizens, and are required to report physical, sexual, or other types of abuse.

These reports are to be made whenever abuse or neglect is observed or suspected or when there is evidence of neglect, knowledge of an incident, or an imminent risk of serious harm.

The California bill was introduced at nearly the same time the FTC brought an enforcement complaint in federal court in California against a computer networking equipment manufacturer for failing to take reasonable steps to secure its products from hackers.

California’s Senate Bill 327 would go much further than the FTC has in “encouraging” manufacturers to adopt industry best practices for device security by codifying the State of California’s ability to bring enforcement complaints against those companies that do not build adequate security safeguards into their devices.

These include health assessments and treatments required for students with disabilities, as indicated by a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) and as outlined in IDEA.

School nurses, school psychologists, speech therapists and other health professionals may be involved in both initial and triennial special education health assessments, as well as indicated treatments, such as gastric tube feedings or catheterizations.

This would set a foundation for further regulations to make the state even greener than before.