Senate Study Bill 1226 - Introduced SENATE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION BILL BY CHAIRPERSON QUIRMBACH) A BILL FOR An Act requiring the board of directors of a school district to 1 develop and implement a comprehensive emergency management 2 plan. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 2495XC (1) 85 rh/rj
S.F. _____ Section 1. NEW SECTION . 279.9C School safety plan. 1 Each board of directors of a school district shall develop 2 and implement a comprehensive emergency management plan that 3 addresses school safety, security procedures, and emergency 4 guidelines relating to school shootings, assaults, and other 5 incidences that threaten the safety and security of school 6 students and school employees. The emergency management plan 7 shall include training procedures for teachers and other school 8 employees and students and shall also include a plan to develop 9 and implement school-community partnerships, including mental 10 health service partnerships, in the local community. 11 EXPLANATION 12 The bill requires each board of directors of a school 13 district to develop and implement a comprehensive emergency 14 management plan that addresses school safety, security 15 procedures, and emergency guidelines relating to school 16 shootings, assaults, and other incidences that threaten the 17 safety and security of school students and school employees, 18 which shall include training procedures for teachers and other 19 school employees and students. The plan shall also include a 20 plan to develop and implement school-community partnerships, 21 including mental health service partnerships, in the local 22 community. 23 -1- LSB 2495XC (1) 85 rh/rj 1/ 1