Florida Senate - 2018 SB 1616 By Senator Hukill 14-01070A-18 20181616__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to education; amending s. 1006.07, 3 F.S.; requiring school districts to conduct a security 4 risk assessment at each public school site within the 5 district; requiring school districts to use a format 6 prescribed by the Department of Education for such 7 assessments and for self-assessments of current safety 8 and security practices; providing an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Subsection (6) of section 1006.07, Florida 13 Statutes, is amended to read: 14 1006.07 District school board duties relating to student 15 discipline and school safety.—The district school board shall 16 provide for the proper accounting for all students, for the 17 attendance and control of students at school, and for proper 18 attention to health, safety, and other matters relating to the 19 welfare of students, including: 20 (6) SAFETY AND SECURITY BEST PRACTICES.—Each school 21 district shall
Use the Safety and Security Best Practices22 developed by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and23 Government Accountability toconduct a security risk assessment 24 at each public school site within the district and conduct a 25 self-assessment of the school districts’ current safety and 26 security practices using a format prescribed by the department. 27 Based on these self-assessment findings, the district school 28 superintendent shall provide recommendations to the district 29 school board which identify strategies and activities that the 30 district school board should implement in order to improve 31 school safety and security. Annually, each district school board 32 must receive the self-assessment results at a publicly noticed 33 district school board meeting to provide the public an 34 opportunity to hear the district school board members discuss 35 and take action on the report findings. Each district school 36 superintendent shall report the self-assessment results and 37 school board action to the commissioner within 30 days after the 38 district school board meeting. 39 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.