H0049B2740A03809 PWK:EJH 11/15/19 #90 A03809
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 49
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE CUTLER
Printer's No. 2740
Amend Bill, page 2, line 15, by inserting after "1314-C(B)"
and (c)(3)
Amend Bill, page 4, line 6, by inserting after "INDIVIDUALS"
who are
Amend Bill, page 5, line 5, by inserting a bracket before "A"
Amend Bill, page 5, line 5, by inserting after "A"
] An unarmed
Amend Bill, page 5, line 10, by striking out all of said line
and inserting
(3) An armed school security guard who is employed or
contracted by a school entity or nonpublic school before
September 2, 2019, shall have until February 28, 2020, to
complete the instruction under paragraph (1) unless an
extension is approved through the following process:
(i) The governing body of a school entity or
nonpublic school may approve an extension of the deadline
specified in this paragraph for armed school security
guards to complete the required instruction due to a
hardship in complying with the deadline. The deadline may
be extended to no later than the beginning of the 2020-
2021 school year. The following shall apply:
(A) The governing body must determine that
complying with the instruction deadline would present
a hardship for the school entity or nonpublic school.
(B) The governing body of a school entity which
is subject to 65 Pa.C.S. Ch. 7 (relating to open
meetings) may discuss the issue of a hardship
extension in executive session, except that approval
of the hardship extension must occur at a public
meeting.
(C) The school entity or nonpublic school shall
submit the approved hardship extension to the Office
of Safe Schools within the department not later than
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15 days from the date of approval. Any documentation
submitted under this clause may not be subject to the
act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the
Right-to-Know Law.
(ii) For the purposes of this section, a hardship
shall include any of the following:
(A) Increased risk to students, staff or
visitors due to the absence of school security guards
while school is in session because of compliance with
the instruction deadline.
(B) Deployment or active military service,
illness, family emergency, death in the immediate
family or other approved leave of absence which would
prevent school security guards from complying with
the instruction deadline.
(c) Armed school security guards.--A school entity or
nonpublic school may employ or contract with an independent
contractor or a third-party vendor under section 1311-C for an
armed school security guard if all of the following conditions
are met:
* * *
(3) The school security guard has [complied with
training] completed the instructional requirements under
subsection (b).
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Amend Bill, page 7, by inserting between lines 13 and 14
Section 6. School police officers appointed prior to
September 2, 2019, shall have all authorities and powers granted
by the court at the time of appointment.
Amend Bill, page 7, line 14, by striking out "6" and
inserting
7
Amend Bill, page 7, line 20, by inserting after "1314-C(B)"
and (c)(3)
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See A03809 in
the context
of HB0049