Public hearing on school safety bills tomorrow (March 20)

The Assembly Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt (R-Fond du Lac), has scheduled a public hearing on the March 2018 special session Assembly bills that make up Gov. Scott Walker’s school safety package.

The committee will hold a public hearing on the following items at the time specified below:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
10:00 AM
417 North (GAR Hall)

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1

Relating to: grants to schools for school safety and safety-related upgrades to school buildings, equipment, and facilities; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and making an appropriation.

By committee on Assembly Organization, Representative Novak, by request of Governor Scott Walker.

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2

Relating to: creating an office of school safety in the Department of Justice and making appropriations.

By committee on Assembly Organization, Representative Spiros, by request of Governor Scott Walker.

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3

Relating to: mandatory reporting of suspected intent to carry out violence involving a dangerous weapon or explosive in or targeting a school and providing a criminal penalty.

By committee on Assembly Organization, Representative Rodriguez, by request of Governor Scott Walker.

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4

Relating to: the Department of Public Instruction’s model school policy on bullying by pupils.

By committee on Assembly Organization, Representative Krug, by request of Governor Scott Walker.

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5

Relating to: school safety plans.

By committee on Assembly Organization, Representative Ott, by request of Governor Scott Walker.

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 6

Relating to: allowing a school board to share safety camera footage with law enforcement.

By committee on Assembly Organization, Representative Summerfield, by request of Governor Scott Walker.