California Education Code Section 35183.5
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35183.5. (a) (1) Each schoolsite shall allow for outdoor use during
the schoolday, articles of sun-protective clothing, including, but
not limited to, hats.
(2) Each schoolsite may set a policy related to the type of
sun-protective clothing, including, but not limited to, hats, that
pupils will be allowed to use outdoors pursuant to paragraph (1).
Specific clothing and hats determined by the school district or
schoolsite to be gang-related or inappropriate apparel may be
prohibited by the dress code policy.
(b) (1) Each schoolsite shall allow pupils the use of sunscreen
during the schoolday without a physician's note or prescription.
(2) Each schoolsite may set a policy related to the use of
sunscreen by pupils during the schoolday.
(3) For purposes of this subdivision, sunscreen is not an
(4) Nothing in this subdivision requires school personnel to
assist pupils in applying sunscreen.
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Last modified: October 1, 2013