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2021 HB 6535: An Act Concerning Issues Relating To School Security.

To (1) convene a working group to examine the employment and role of school resource officers in public schools, (2) conduct a study to determine whether classroom doors that can be locked from the inside and outside of the classroom should be included in school safety infrastructure criteria, (3) require the Department of Education to develop a state-wide plan for responding to large-scale school crisis events, and (4) require the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection to conduct random audits to ensure that the school security and safety plans are being developed and implemented in schools.

Sponsors

  • Simms, Travis

Actions

2021-02-25 REF. TO JOINT COMM. ON Education
2021-02-26 PUBLIC HEARING 0303
2021-03-15 Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
2021-03-18 FILED WITH LCO
2021-03-19 RPTD. OUT OF LCO
2021-03-29 FAV. CHG. OF REF. HOUSE TO COMM.ON APP
2021-03-30 FAV. CHG. OF REF., SEN. TO COMM. ON Appropriations

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