Chair: Amanda Santamaria
Purpose -This committee monitors legislation that impacts school nursing practice, school health services, school health education, and the health and quality of life of children. The committee also works to establish relationships with other organizations who share interest in the health and academic achievement of school students.
The Legislative Committee is technically a SNPAC (School Nurse Program Advisory Committee) Workgroup but that you have to be a SCASN member to be on it because of the possible need for advocacy.
Composition - Be composed of a chairperson and at least two other members.
Function - Work to establish relationships to inform the membership of legislation affecting school health services and school nurses. Monitor and actively participate in the development of legislation relative to school health services, school nursing, as well as the welfare of children. Review school nursing practice issues and make appropriate recommendations. Coordinate the Annual Legislative breakfast