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Senate Bill 0192


Senate Bill 0192

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF SB 192 (Updated April 26, 2007 5:50 pm - DI 71)


School safety. Requires a school safety committee to submit a copy of the floor plans for each building located on the school's property to the law enforcement agency and the fire department that have jurisdiction over the school. Requires school corporations to abate certain school building safety violations that are not immediate safety hazards before the earlier of: (1) one year after the state fire marshal's determination; or (2) six months after the start of the school corporation's next budget year. Requires at least one: (1) tornado preparedness drill; and (2) manmade occurrence disaster drill; during each semester of school. Provides that the governing body of a school corporation (including a school city) may establish a school corporation police department staffed by police officers who have general police powers. Provides that the governing body of a school corporation in collaboration with local law enforcement shall establish the powers of the school corporation police officers. Provides that school corporation police officers' survivors are eligible for death benefits. Requires school corporation police officers to have law enforcement academy education and pre-basic and basic training and to participate in local continuing education programs. Requires a school corporation police officer who was appointed before July 1, 2007, to complete the law enforcement academy education and basic training requirements not later than July 1, 2010. Imposes deadlines for school corporation police officers to begin law enforcement academy education and basic training requirements. Provides that a school corporation police department established before July 1, 2007, is considered a school corporation police department established under this legislation.
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