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HB 1407: Emergency Drills in Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Hart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Valdés

Emergency Drills in Public Schools; Revises district school board duties relating to fire drills & emergency drills for active shooter & hostage situations; expands requirements for district school board procedures relating to drills for active shooter & hostage situations; requires district school boards to establish procedures to provide advance notification of drills for active shooter & hostage situations to parents & to provide parents with option to excuse their students from physical drills; requires such procedures to allow certain students to elect to remain on school premises during physical drills & remain excused from drills.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/5/2021 House - Now in Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2021 House • Filed
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/5/2021 House • Referred to Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee
• Referred to Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
• Referred to Education & Employment Committee
• Now in Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee