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SB 670: 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; expanding requirements for district school board procedures relating to drills for active assailant and hostage situations; requiring district school boards to establish procedures to provide advance notification of drills for active assailant and hostage situations to parents and to provide parents with an option to excuse their students from drills requiring evacuation from a building; requiring such procedures to address the needs of exceptional education students, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/27/2021 Senate • Filed
11/16/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Rules -SJ 41
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 41
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Education