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HB 251: School Safety


School Safety; Provides that state sales & use taxes collected on firearms & ammunition shall be allocated to Safe Schools Trust Fund; provides that exception to prohibition on open carrying of weapons for certain nonlethal weapons does not apply to persons, other than school faculty or staff members, within school safety zones; provides that person within school safety zone who is carrying weapon or firearm in violation of specified provisions may avoid charges by surrendering weapon or firearm to specified person at earliest opportunity if person has committed no other offense involving weapon or firearm within zone; provides that license to carry concealed weapon or firearm does not authorize any person to openly carry handgun or carry concealed weapon or firearm in school safety zone; requires school district's guidance plan to include mandatory guidance counseling for certain students in school safety issues.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Finance and Tax Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2015 House • Filed
1/22/2015 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Committee; Appropriations Committee; Education Committee -HJ 25
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 25
4/28/2015 House • Died in Finance and Tax Committee