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SB 2267 - Appropriates Funding for School Safety - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriates Funding for School Safety

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funding for school district safety and deferred maintenance grants.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $10 million to the superintendent of public institutions to award school district safety and deferred maintenance grants from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015 (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the superintendent of public institutions to appropriate $25,000 to each eligible school district plus a share of the remaining funds, calculated by average daily membership in the district (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a school district to provide matching funds to be eligible for school district safety and deferred maintenance grants (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a school district accepting funds to spend at least 50 percent for safety and any remaining funds for deferred maintenance (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the following expenses are approved safety expenditures by the school districts (Sec. 1):
    • The purchase, installation and maintenance of alarms, cameras, electronic door locks, emergency response call buttons, intercom systems, key cards, and metal detectors; and
    • Other equipment designed to minimize the potential of a life-threatening crisis and maximize the safety of students and staff.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Appropriates Funding for School Safety

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