TEC 37.0021(a)
Texas Education Code § 37.0021. Use of Confinement, Restraint, Seclusion and Time-Out.    

(a) It is the policy of this state to treat with dignity and respect all students, including students with disabilities who receive special education services under Subchapter A, Chapter 29.  A student with a disability who receives special education services under Subchapter A, Chapter 29, may not be confined in a locked box, locked closet, or other specially designed locked space as either a discipline management practice or a behavior management technique.  
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Last Amended:   82nd Leg., R.S., ch. 691, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2011 
82nd Leg., R.S., ch. 691, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 2011
Entered: July 19, 2011