● Requires every school to have an up-to-date, comprehensive crisis response plan that is review annually. The plan must include the designation of an employee to be in charge during a crisis, a communication plan, protocols for responding after events have concluded, disaster and emergency procedures for all hazards, ingress and egress during lockdowns and evacuations, and policies and procedures for enforcing discipline and maintaining a safe and orderly environment. The plan must also be developed in consultation with local social services agencies, first response agencies, and emergency management representatives.
● Requires each plan to be submitted to the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
● Requires safety upgrades to the routes of ingress and egress to be part of a comprehensive analysis of overall school safety issues.
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