Rep. Maura Hirschauer

Filed: 3/22/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2400 on page 4,
3lines 17 through 24, by replacing "enforcement" each time it
4appears with "enforcement lockdown"; and
5on page 5, lines 1 through 25, by replacing "drill" each time
6it appears with "lockdown drill"; and
7on page 6, line 2, by replacing "drill"; with "lockdown
8drill"; and
9on page 6, by replacing lines 5 through 18 with the following:
10            "(D) All lockdown drills must be announced in
11        advance to all school personnel and students prior to
12        the commencement of the drill.
13            (E) Lockdown drill content must be age appropriate
14        and developmentally appropriate.
15            (F) Lockdown drills must include and involve



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1        school personnel, including school-based mental health
2        professionals.
3            (G) Lockdown drills must include trauma-informed
4        approaches to address the concerns and well-being of
5        students and school personnel."; and
6on page 6, immediately below line 21, by inserting the
8        "(4) School administrators and school support
9    personnel may, in their discretion, exempt a student or
10    students from participating in a walk-through lockdown
11    drill.
12        (5) Schools must provide sufficient information and
13    notification to parents and guardians in advance about the
14    dates, content, and tone of any walk-through lockdown
15    drill that involves the participation of students. Schools
16    must also provide to parents and guardians an opportunity
17    to exempt their child for any reason from participating in
18    the walk-through lockdown drill.
19        (6) Schools must provide alternative safety education
20    and instruction related to an active threat or active
21    shooter event to students who do not participate in a
22    walk-through lockdown drill to provide them with essential
23    information, training, and instruction through less
24    sensorial safety training methods.
25        (7) During the drill, students must be allowed to ask



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1    questions related to the drill.
2        (8) Law enforcement may choose to run an active
3    shooter simulation only on noncontractual school days.".