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H.R.1470: School Safety Enhancements Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||crime and law enforcement|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Lois Capps, D-Calif.|
|Total Cosponsors||4 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||April 10, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 30, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
School Safety Enhancements Act of 2013 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize school security grants by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to be used for the installation of surveillance equipment and the establishment of hotlines or tiplines for the reporting of potentially dangerous students and situations.
Requires the Office Director: (1) in collaboration with the Secretary of Education, to establish an interagency task force to develop a set of advisory school safety guidelines; and (2) to consider such guidelines in determining permissible uses of school security grant funds.
Requires a grant application to be accompanied by a report that is signed by the heads of each law enforcement agency and school district with jurisdiction over the schools where the safety improvements will be implemented and that demonstrates that each proposed use of the grant funds will be: (1) an effective means for improving sch...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 30, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|April 10, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|