HB 621: School Safety
GENERAL BILL by Rommel ; Fischer ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hahnfeldt
School Safety; Provides exception to prohibition on possessing firearms & specified devices on school property for authorized concealed weapon & firearm licensees who are designated by school principals & district school superintendents; provides requirements for designees; requires district school boards to formulate & prescribe policies & procedures for active shooter & hostage situations; requires that active shooter training for each school be conducted by law enforcement agency designated as first responders to school's campus; requires district school boards & private school principals & governing boards allow campus tours by such agency; permits district school boards to commission one or more school safety officers on each school's campus; requires district school superintendents to provide recommendations on school safety & security to law enforcement agencies.
Last Action: 1/25/2018 House - Now in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee -HJ 441
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 55
• Introduced -HJ 55
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 01/24/18, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -HJ 441
• Now in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee -HJ 441
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