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SB 1780: Emergency Drills in Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Cruz

Emergency Drills in Public Schools; Revising district school board duties relating to fire drills and emergency drills for active shooter and hostage situations; expanding requirements for district school board procedures relating to drills for active shooter and hostage situations; requiring district school boards to establish procedures to provide advance notification of drills for active shooter and hostage situations to parents and to provide parents with an option to excuse their students from physical drills, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/10/2021 Senate - Introduced -SJ 201
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 201
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 201