Bill Status of SB2611 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-TEMP DOOR LOCK DEVICE
Sen. Chapin Rose and Chris Nybo
| 1/9/2019||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Defines "temporary door locking device". Provides that, upon submitting an application to the regional superintendent of schools, a school district may obtain a temporary door locking device for use on a school building. Specifies application requirements. Provides that an approved temporary door locking device shall be used only (i) by a staff member of a school district trained under the provision, (ii) during an emergency situation that threatens the health and safety of students and staff members or during an active shooter drill, and (iii) when law enforcement officials and the local fire department have been notified prior to use of the device. Provides that the device shall be engaged for a finite period of time in accordance with the school district's school safety plan adopted under the School Safety Drill Act. Provides that a school district with an approved temporary door locking device shall conduct an in-service training program for staff members on the proper use of the device.