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SF 3064

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to education; expecting students to be present and participate in school
safety drills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 121A.035, subdivision
2; 121A.037; 299F.30, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.035, subdivision 2, is amended to
read:


Subd. 2.

School district and charter school policy.

A school board and a
charter school must adopt a crisis management policy to address potential violent crisis
situations in the district or charter school. The policy must be developed cooperatively
with administrators, teachers, employees, students, parents, community members, law
enforcement agencies, other emergency management officials, county attorney offices,
social service agencies, emergency medical responders, and any other appropriate
individuals or organizations. The policy must include at least five school lock-down
drills, five school fire drills consistent with section 299F.30, deleted text beginanddeleted text end one tornado drillnew text begin, and an
expectation that students be present and participate in these drills
new text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for the 2008-2009 school year and
later.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.037, is amended to read:


121A.037 SCHOOL SAFETY DRILLS.

Private schools and educational institutions not subject to section 121A.035 must
have at least five school lock-down drills, five school fire drills consistent with section
299F.30, deleted text beginanddeleted text end one tornado drillnew text begin, and an expectation that students be present and participate
in these drills
new text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for the 2008-2009 school year and
later.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299F.30, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Duties of fire marshal.

Consistent with sections 121A.035,
121A.037, and this section, it shall be the duty of the state fire marshal, deputies and
assistants, to require public and private schools and educational institutions to have at
least five fire drills each school yearnew text begin, to expect students to be present and participate
in these drills,
new text end and to keep all doors and exits unlocked from the inside of the building
during school hours.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for the 2008-2009 school year and
later.
new text end