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HB 498 School bd. policy; parental notification of responsibility of safe storage of firearms in household.

Introduced by: Laura Jane Cohen | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED HOUSE: (all summaries)

School board policies; parental notification; safe storage of firearms in the household. Requires each local school board to develop and implement a policy to require the annual notification of the parent of each student enrolled in the local school division, to be sent by email and, if applicable, SMS text message within 30 calendar days succeeding the first day of each school year, of the parent's legal responsibility to safely store any firearm present in the household, risks associated with improperly stored firearms, statistics relating to firearm-related accidents, injuries, and death among youth, and other tips and strategies. The bill requires each school board to make such parental notification available in multiple languages on its website.


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