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SB 89 - Requires School Safety Plans and Lockdown Drills - South Dakota Key Vote

Al Novstrup voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (30-37) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires School Safety Plans and Lockdown Drills

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires a school to develop a safety plan and conduct lockdown drills.

Highlights:
  • Requires the superintendent of an accredited school to appoint a school safety team to develop and implement a school safety plan by August 1, 2015 (Secs. 1 & 2).
  • Specifies that the school safety team will consist of the following members (Sec. 1):
    • The principal;
    • A teacher;
    • A counselor;
    • The school resource officer or another law enforcement official;
    • An emergency management professional;
    • A member of the local fire department; and
    • A school custodian.
  • Requires an accredited school to conduct at least 1 lockdown drill per year (Sec. 3).
  • Requires an accredited school to conduct at least 1 annual meeting to review and update the school’s emergency and crisis response plans, protocols, and procedures (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (33-0) -

Title: Requires School Safety Plans and Lockdown Drills

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires School Safety Plans and Lockdown Drills

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