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2018 Regular Session



Safe Schools Act of 2018

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In the Senate - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

Synopsis:Requiring each county board of education to employ a designated security administrator; requiring each county board to prepare a school emergency plan for all public schools in the county; requiring each county board to perform a safety assessment of each public school in the county each year; requiring each county board to establish a school threat assessment team; establishing the Safe Schools Fund to provide grants to county boards for the implementation of approved emergency emergency plans; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration)
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB1816
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
By Request of the Governor
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Budget and Taxation
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Public Safety
State Government - Regulations and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education, State Board of
Emergency Bills
Investments -see also- Securities
Local Government Mandates
Public Schools
Public Works, Board of
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Threats -see also- Harrassment; Violence
Statutes:Article - Education
(5-301, 7-1501, 7-1502, 7-1503 through 7-1505, 7-1601 through 7-1605)
Article - General Provisions
Article - State Finance and Procurement

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March 16, 2018 10:50 A.M.