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A. A school in a school district or a charter school shall not collect biometric information from a pupil unless the pupil's parent or guardian gives written permission to collect biometric information from the pupil.
B. At least thirty days before a school in a school district or charter school will collect biometric information, the school shall provide written notice to the parents and guardians of pupils of the intent to collect biometric information. The notice shall include a statement in eighteen point bold-faced capital letters that the parent or guardian must give written permission to collect biometric information from the pupil before the school may collect biometric information.
C. For the purposes of this section, "collect biometric information" means the noninvasive electronic measurement and evaluation of any physical characteristics that are attributable to a single person, including fingerprint characteristics, eye characteristics, hand characteristics, vocal characteristics, facial characteristics and any other physical characteristics used for the purpose of electronically identifying that person with a high degree of certainty.