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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
School air quality. Requires the state department of health (SDOH) to adopt rules concerning indoor air quality in schools. Provides that after the SDOH inspects a school for indoor air quality as the result of a complaint, the SDOH must report certain information. Provides that such a complaint must be in writing, may be made by electronic mail, and may be anonymous. Allows the SDOH to release the name of a complainant only if the complainant has authorized the release in writing. Requires the SDOH to post minutes of each meeting of the air quality panel on the SDOH web site not later than 45 days after the meeting. Requires the SDOH to: (1) develop and distribute a manual of best practices for managing indoor air quality at schools after seeking input and advice from the air quality panel and reviewing materials developed by other states and federal health and environmental agencies; and (2) review and revise the manual at least once every three years.