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CS/SB 834: Emergency Alerts

GENERAL BILL by Infrastructure and Security ; Simmons

Emergency Alerts; Authorizing a local law enforcement agency to activate the emergency alert system and issue a Lockdown Alert to public and private schools and child care facilities under certain circumstances; requiring local law enforcement agencies to create and maintain a list of all public schools, private schools, and child care facilities within their jurisdictions which must be included in the Lockdown Alert; providing immunity from civil liability to certain persons for damages for complying in good faith with specified provisions, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/7/2019 Senate • Filed
11/21/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 63
1/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 01/13/20, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/13/2020 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 155
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 63
1/15/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/16/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
1/22/2020 Senate • CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 187
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development