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CS/SB 968: School Safety

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Hays

School Safety; Providing an exception to a prohibition on possession of firearms or other specified devices on school property or in other specified areas for authorized concealed weapon or firearm licensees as designated by school principals or district superintendents; requiring a school district board to formulate policies and procedures for managing active-shooter and hostage situations; requiring a district school board or private school principal to allow for campus tours by local law enforcement agencies once every 3 years, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Education
Location: In committee/council (ED)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/10/2014 Senate • Filed
2/12/2014 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 79
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
3/5/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/10/14, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/10/2014 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 238
3/11/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 239
3/13/2014 Senate • Now in Education -SJ 238
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Education