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2018 House Bill 5828: Create state school safety commission, inspections, grants
Introduced by Rep. Jason Wentworth (R) on April 18, 2018
To create a state school safety commission to devise and promulgate a comprehensive school safety plan, and authorize inspections that would grade schools on their adherence to its guidelines. The bill authorizes a grant program for schools to adopt safety measures but does not identify where the money would come from.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on April 18, 2018
Reported in the House on May 2, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D) on May 8, 2018
To tie-bar the bill to House Bills 5369 to 5371, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. Those bills expand firearms purchase background check requirements.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 8, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Jason Sheppard (R) on May 8, 2018
To require the proposed commission to issue or deny within 30 days requests from schools for a waiver from one of its rules.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 8, 2018
Substitute offered by Rep. Jon Hoadley (D) on May 8, 2018
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on May 8, 2018
Passed 98 to 11 in the House on May 8, 2018.
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(same description)
To create a state school safety commission to devise and promulgate a comprehensive school safety plan, and authorize inspections that would grade schools on their adherence to its guidelines. The bill authorizes a grant program for schools to adopt safety measures but does not identify where the money would come from.
Received in the Senate on May 10, 2018
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on May 10, 2018

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