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CS/SB 590: School Safety

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Harrell

School Safety; Revising parent, guardian, or caregiver notification requirements that must be met before an involuntary examination of a minor; requiring a principal or his or her designee who successfully notifies any known emergency contact to share only the information necessary to alert such contact that the parent or caregiver must be contacted; requiring codes of student conduct to include provisions relating to civil citation or similar prearrest diversion programs for specified purposes; revising training requirements for school safety officers, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/27/2021 House - Message sent to senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/12/2021 Senate • Filed
1/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Education; Appropriations -SJ 77
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 176
• Now in Education
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 77
3/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/30/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
3/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
• Now in Appropriations
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/19/2021 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
4/20/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 475
4/21/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642
4/22/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 585
• Amendment(s) adopted (227004, 603772, 693672) -SJ 585, 586, 587
• Read 3rd time -SJ 587
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 587
4/22/2021 House • In Messages
4/23/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/26/2021)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
4/26/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/27/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 116, NAYS 0
4/27/2021 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 745
4/27/2021 House • Message sent to senate