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2018 Regular Session



Primary and Secondary Schools - Law Enforcement Presence (School Safety Act 2018: Deterrence)

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennings


In the Senate - Hearing 3/23 at 11:30 a.m.

Synopsis:Requiring each public school to have an armed school resource officer present on school grounds during regular school hours on school days; requiring the Department of State Police to assign a State Police officer to a certain public school under certain circumstances; authorizing a private school to have an armed school resource officer on school grounds; requiring a local law enforcement agency to collaborate with a local public school to establish a reasonable time for responding to an emergency at the public school; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Jennings, Miller, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Emergencies
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Local Government Mandates
Private Schools
Public Schools
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
State Police, Department of
Statutes:Article - Education
Article - Public Safety

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May 11, 2018 2:04 P.M.