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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5329

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1213

   

Referred to Committee on EDUCATION

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. REBIMBAS, 70th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE FREQUENCY OF EMERGENCY DRILLS CONDUCTED AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 170 of the general statutes be amended to require a local or regional board of education to conduct the same number of emergency lockdown drills, or similar response drills as determined by such board, as fire safety drills at each public school under the jurisdiction of such board.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure that public schools are properly conducting lockdown drills to prepare students for emergencies.