Category: Crime and Public Safety, Education

SB 357 (2018) relative to safe school zones.

House/Senate Bill: Senate

Description: Broadens a definition in the Safe School Zones law to require reporting of a broader list of crimes by school employees. The Senate amended the bill to allow needle exchange programs to operate within drug-free school zones with permission of the school district. The Senate voted down an amendment to this bill that would have allowed schools to ban firearms; current law allows adults with concealed carry permits to carry firearms on school grounds.

Bill Sponsor: John Reagan

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 04/03/2018

Next Voting Date: Thu, 05/10/2018

Bill Status

Signed by Governor
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: Yes
Passed Senate: Yes
Signed by Governor: Yes

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