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CS/CS/CS/HB 753: School Safety

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; K-12 Subcommittee ; Steube ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Artiles ; Baxley ; Combee ; Diaz, M. ; Eagle ; Fitzenhagen ; Grant ; Hill ; Mayfield ; Patronis ; Pilon ; Porter ; Raburn ; Renuart ; Rodrigues, R.

School Safety; Permits school superintendent, with approval of the school board, to authorize school safety designee to carry concealed weapon or firearm on school property; provides requirements for school safety designees; provides exception to prohibition on possession of firearms or other specified devices on school property or other specified areas; provides for fingerprint processing & retention; requires that fees be borne by school safety designee or school; requires school boards to formulate policies & procedures for dealing with active shooters & hostage situations in consultation with law enforcement; requires district school boards & private schools allow campus tours by local law enforcement agencies for specified purposes & that their recommendations be documented; permits district school boards to commission one or more school safety officers on each school campus. APPROPRIATION: $157,927.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Location: In committee/council (CJ)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/30/2014 House • Filed
2/6/2014 House • Referred to K-12 Subcommittee; Higher Education and Workforce Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 64
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 64
3/10/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- K-12 Subcommittee, 03/12/14, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/12/2014 House • CS by K-12 Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 284
3/14/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by K-12 Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 282
3/18/2014 House • Original reference(s) removed: Higher Education and Workforce Subcommittee
• CS referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 292
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 292
3/31/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/02/14, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/2/2014 House • CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 4 -HJ 456
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
4/3/2014 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 465
• CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 453
4/9/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/11/14, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/11/2014 House • CS/CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 542
4/15/2014 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 534
4/17/2014 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 551
4/23/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/14
4/25/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 777
• Amendment(s) failed (033271, 137385, 197813) -HJ 778
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 802
• CS passed; YEAS 71 NAYS 44 -HJ 802
4/28/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 775
• Received -SJ 775
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice