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Full Text of HB3040  97th General Assembly


Rep. Jack McGuire

Filed: 4/6/2011





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3040 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Safety Drill Act is amended by
5changing Section 25 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 128/25)
7    Sec. 25. Annual review.
8    (a) Each public school district, through its school board
9or the board's designee, shall conduct a minimum of one annual
10meeting at which it will review each school building's
11emergency and crisis response plans, protocols, and procedures
12and each building's compliance with the school safety drill
13programs. The purpose of this annual review shall be to review
14and update the emergency and crisis response plans, protocols,
15and procedures and the school safety drill programs of the
16district and each of its school buildings.



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1    (b) Each school board or the board's designee is required
2to participate in the annual review and to invite each of the
3following parties to the annual review and provide each party
4with a minimum of 30-days' notice before the date of the annual
6        (1) The principal of each school within the school
7    district or his or her official designee.
8        (2) Representatives from any other education-related
9    organization or association deemed appropriate by the
10    school district.
11        (3) Representatives from all local first responder
12    organizations to participate, advise, and consult in the
13    review process, including, but not limited to:
14            (A) the appropriate local fire department or
15        district;
16            (B) the appropriate local law enforcement agency;
17            (C) the appropriate local emergency medical
18        services agency if the agency is a separate, local
19        first responder unit; and
20            (D) any other member of the first responder or
21        emergency management community that has contacted the
22        district superintendent or his or her designee during
23        the past year to request involvement in a school's
24        emergency planning or drill process.
25        (4) The school board or its designee may also choose to
26    invite to the annual review any other persons whom it



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1    believes will aid in the review process, including, but not
2    limited to, any members of any other education-related
3    organization or the first responder or emergency
4    management community.
5    (c) Upon the conclusion of the annual review, the school
6board or the board's designee shall sign a one page report,
7which may be in either a check-off format or a narrative
8format, that does the following:
9        (1) summarizes the review's recommended changes to the
10    existing school safety plans and drill plans;
11        (2) lists the parties that participated in the annual
12    review, and includes the annual review's attendance
13    record;
14        (3) certifies that an effective review of the emergency
15    and crisis response plans, protocols, and procedures and
16    the school safety drill programs of the district and each
17    of its school buildings has occurred;
18        (4) states that the school district will implement
19    those plans, protocols, procedures, and programs, during
20    the academic year; and
21        (5) includes the authorization of the school board or
22    the board's designee; .
23        (6) reports any renovation or addition to a school
24    building or a change in the floor plan of a school
25    building; and
26        (7) acknowledges that there has been submission of a



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1    change in floor plans to the local fire department or local
2    law enforcement agency as provided under subsection (f) of
3    this Section.
4    (d) The school board or its designee shall send a copy of
5the report to each party that participates in the annual review
6process and to the appropriate regional superintendent of
7schools. If any of the participating parties have comments on
8the certification document, those parties shall submit their
9comments in writing to the appropriate regional
10superintendent. The regional superintendent shall maintain a
11record of these comments. The certification document may be in
12a check-off format or narrative format, at the discretion of
13the district superintendent.
14    (e) The review must occur at least once during the fiscal
15year, at a specific time chosen at the school district
16superintendent's discretion.
17    (f) Upon completion of any renovation or addition to a
18school building or a change in the floor plan of a school
19building that modifies a previously approved emergency and
20crisis response plan at least 60 days prior to the meeting
21required under subsection (a) of this Section, the school board
22or its designee shall contact the local fire department and
23local law enforcement agency to set up a meeting to review any
24changes in procedures and protocols affected by building
25modifications as a result of renovations, additions, or changes
26in floor plans.



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1(Source: P.A. 96-734, eff. 8-25-09.)
2    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,