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LRB-5648/1
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2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
March 22, 2018 - Introduced by Representatives Pope, Bowen, Genrich,
Considine, Hebl, Vruwink, C. Taylor, Kolste, Zepnick, Subeck, Zamarripa,
Hesselbein, Brostoff, Ohnstad, Fields, Riemer, Crowley, Goyke, Meyers,
Sinicki, Stuck, Berceau, Billings, Shankland, Hintz, Sargent, Spreitzer
and Anderson, cosponsored by Senators Bewley, Larson, Johnson,
Erpenbach, Miller, Vinehout, Hansen, L. Taylor, Schachtner and Shilling.
Referred to Committee on Education.
AB1057,1,3 1An Act to amend 118.07 (4) (b) and 118.07 (4) (d); and to create 118.07 (4) (e)
2of the statutes; relating to: school safety plans and granting rule-making
3authority.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires each school board and governing body of a private school to
establish a school safety team and to create its school safety plan with the active
participation of the school safety team. The bill also requires the Department of
Public Instruction to promulgate rules to establish minimum standards for
establishing school safety teams. Current law requires school boards and governing
bodies of private schools to establish school safety plans with the active participation
of appropriate parties, as specified by the school board or governing body.
This bill requires each school board and governing body of a private school to
conduct a comprehensive security site assessment of each school building and facility
that is owned or leased by the school board or governing body at least once every three
years. The bill also requires DPI to promulgate rules to establish minimum
standards for conducting comprehensive security site assessments. Current law
requires a school board or governing body of a private school to review its school
safety plan at least once every three years.
Finally, the bill requires a school board or governing body of a private school to
specify in its school safety plan one individual employed by the school board or
governing body who is responsible for implementing the school safety plan.

For further information see the local fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB1057,1 1Section 1. 118.07 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB1057,2,152 118.07 (4) (b) A school safety plan shall be created Each school board and the
3governing body of each private school shall establish a school safety team. The school
4board or governing body shall create the school safety plan
with the active
5participation of appropriate parties, as specified by the school board or governing
6body of the private school. The appropriate parties
the school safety team. The
7school safety team
may include local law enforcement officers, fire fighters, school
8administrators, teachers, pupil services professionals, as defined in s. 118.257 (1) (c),
9parents, pupils, community members, and mental health professionals. A school
10safety plan shall include general guidelines specifying procedures for emergency
11prevention and mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The plan shall
12specify one individual employed by the school board or governing body who is
13responsible for implementing the school safety plan.
The plan shall also specify the
14process for reviewing the methods for conducting drills required to comply with the
15plan.
AB1057,2 16Section 2. 118.07 (4) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB1057,2,2117 118.07 (4) (d) Each school board and the governing body of each private school
18shall review the school safety plan at least once every 3 years after the plan goes into
19effect. At least once every 3 years, each school board and the governing body of each
20private school shall conduct a comprehensive security site assessment of each school
21building and facility that is owned or leased by the school board or governing body.
AB1057,3
1Section 3. 118.07 (4) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
AB1057,3,42 118.07 (4) (e) The department shall promulgate rules to establish minimum
3standards for conducting comprehensive security site assessments and for
4establishing school safety teams.
AB1057,3,55 (End)
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