|03/15/18: posted in committee
|AN ACT relating to school safety and declaring an emergency.
|Bill Request Number
|J. Gooch Jr., J. Miller, D. St. Onge
|Summary of Original Version
|Establish a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require that, at each school without a school resource or security officer, the local board shall implement an emergency response team; establish requirements for members of an emergency response team; require a local board of education to adopt policies and procedures for an emergency response team; provide some civil liability protections to the local board and emergency response team members; limit applicability of the section; establish a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to require the Department of Kentucky State Police to establish a process for certifying instructors in providing school safety training; establish minimum requirements of the process; require the department to develop curriculum and requirements for school safety certification trainings, which may be provided by certified trainers; require completion of a psychological suitability screening for certification applicants; allow certifications in school safety to be valid for one year; establish certification renewal requirements; allow the department to establish a fee for certifications; allow the department to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 527.070 to include members of a school's emergency response team among these permitted to carry firearms on school grounds pursuant to the written policies and authorization of the local board of education; declare an EMERGENCY.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky State Police, establish school safety certification program
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School emergency response teams, establish
Fees - School safety certification, licensing fee for
Firearms and Weapons - School emergency response teams, firearms carried by, allow in schools
Police, State - School safety certification program, establish
Public Safety - School emergency response teams, establish
Effective Dates, Emergency - School emergency response teams, establish
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