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PA Bill Number: HB2932

Title: Prohibiting governmental action against parents, legal custodians and legal guardians of minors in the provision of certain information and services ...

Description: Prohibiting governmental action against parents, legal custodians and legal guardians of minors in the provision of certain information and servic ...

Last Action: Referred to CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Last Action Date: Nov 30, 2022

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Schools' Tag

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HB8009

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Student and Teacher Safety Act of 2022

Description: Allows local educational agencies to use certain federal funds for activities related to school safety, including infrastructure improvements to prevent, mitigate, or respond to incidents of school violence.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Last Action Date: June 9, 2022

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HB8055

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Strengthening School Security for Students Act

Description: Prohibits a state educational agency (SEA) from receiving federal education funds unless each elementary and secondary school under the jurisdiction of the SEA hires two full-time school resource officers who are licensed to carry a firearm and are trained to prevent student violence for every 500 students in attendance at such school. The bill also rescinds certain unobligated funds provided under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2022

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HB7979

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Securing Our Schools Act of 2022

Description: Allows states, territories, tribal governments, metropolitan cities, and local governments to use unobligated Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to carry out school security measures (e.g., trainings and security assessments).

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Last Action Date: June 8, 2022

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HB7908

Session: 117th Congress

Title: PASS Act Protect Against School Shootings Act

Description: Broadens the authority for certain individuals to carry concealed firearms in a school zone. Specifically, the bill exempts the following categories of individuals from the federal prohibition on possessing (or discharging) a firearm in a school zone: certain active and retired law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry concealed firearms under federal law, and individuals who are allowed to carry concealed firearms under the law of a state.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: May 27, 2022

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HB5428

Session: 117th Congress

Title: School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act

Description: Requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety. The report must collect specified information, including the number of school shootings that have taken place nationwide and the number of those that were mass shootings; the number of people killed or injured in each school shooting; the age, gender, race, ethnicity, and nationality of each victim; the motivation of the shooter; how the shooting was stopped; the number and type of firearms and ammunition used in each shooting; and the response time of law enforcement. ED must direct the National Center for Education Statistics to collect and publish specified data on school shootings. The center must collect information on the existence or absence of specified measures at the time of the shooting, including physical and other types of security measures, a communication plan with local law enforcement, a response plan that includes coordination with local agencies, an active shooter response plan, and a trauma response plan.

Last Action: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 227.

Last Action Date: May 6, 2022

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HB1567

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Police Officers Protecting Children Act

Description: Specifies that certain active and retired law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry concealed firearms are not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing (or discharging) a firearm in a school zone.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB4951

Session: 116th Congress

Title: School Security Enhancement Act

Description: Allows local educational agencies to use specified portions of Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants for planning and designing school buildings and facilities, installing infrastructure, and implementing other measures to strengthen security on school premises. The bill prohibits the use of grant funds for the provision of a firearm or training in the use of a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Last Action Date: October 31, 2019

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HR611

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Nonviolence Week" to raise awareness of youth violence in the United States.

Description: This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Nonviolence Week to raise awareness of youth violence and the benefits of practicing nonviolence principles.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Last Action Date: October 1, 2019

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HB4207

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Justice for Victims of School Shootings Act

Description: Establishes additional criminal penalties for discharging or attempting to discharge a firearm in a school zone. In addition, it revises the applicable definition of school to include colleges, universities, and other postsecondary institutions.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB3200

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Students Act

Description: Repeals provisions of federal criminal law that prohibit the possession or discharge of a firearm in a school zone.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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SB1506

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

Description: Modifies the criminal prohibition on possession of a firearm in a school zone. Specifically, it revises an exception to permit an individual to possess a firearm in a school zone if that individual is in compliance with the laws of the state and political subdivision in which the school zone is located.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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SR110

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A resolution keeping guns out of classrooms.

Description: This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that federal funds shall not be used to train or arm school personnel with firearms.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text: CR S1906)

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

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HR231

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keeping guns out of classrooms.

Description: This resolution expresses the sense that federal funds shall not be used to train or arm school personnel with firearms.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

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HB1501

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Police Officers Protecting Children Act

Description: Specifies that certain retired and off-duty law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry concealed firearms are not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing (or discharging) a firearm in a school zone.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

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HB838

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019

Description: Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a Joint Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Task Force, which shall provide recommendations to Congress and DHS on the development and implementation of a national strategy for preventing targeted violence through behavioral threat assessment and management. The bill defines behavioral threat assessment and management as the systematic and evidence-based process of (1) identifying individuals whose behavior indicates a capacity for committing acts of violence, (2) investigating and gathering information from multiple sources to assess whether such individuals pose a threat, and (3) the subsequent management of such a threat. DHS shall (1) develop and implement the national strategy and provide information and training services related to it, and (2) award grants to establish community based units for implementing the national strategy.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019