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AB 452

Title: Pupil safety: parental notification: firearm safety laws.
Author: Laura Friedman

Summary
AB 452, as amended, Friedman. Pupil safety: parental notification: firearm safety laws. The Interagency School Safety Demonstration Act of 1985 requires school districts and county offices of education to be responsible for the overall development of all comprehensive school safety plans for their schools operating kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive. Existing law requires the governing board of a school district, at the beginning of the first semester or quarter of the regular school term, to notify parents or guardians of minor pupils of specified rights and responsibilities of the parent or guardian and of specified school district policies and procedures.This bill would require a school district, county office of education, and charter school to inform parents and guardians of pupils at the beginning of each semester or quarter of the regular school term of California’s child access prevention laws and laws relating to the safe storage of firearms, as specified. By imposing additional duties on school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program. The bill would require the State Department of Education, on or before July 1, 2023, to develop, and subsequently update as provided, in consultation with the Department of Justice, and provide to school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools, and, upon request, to provide to private schools, concise content for the notice regarding those child access prevention and safe storage of firearms laws. The bill would make a school district, county office of education, charter school, private school, and the department immune from civil liability for any damages relating to that content. The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that the bill contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement for those costs shall be made pursuant to the statutory provisions noted above.

Status
Read first time. To print. 02/08/2021
From printer. May be heard in committee March 11. 02/09/2021
Referred to Com. on ED. 02/18/2021
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on ED. Read second time and amended. 04/12/2021
Re-referred to Com. on ED. 04/13/2021
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on ED. Read second time and amended. 01/03/2022
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (January 12). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 01/12/2022
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (January 20). 01/20/2022
Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 01/24/2022

Bill Documents
AB 452 - Assembly Floor Analysis
01/24/22 - AB 452 (Assembly Floor Analysis)


AB 452 - Assembly Appropriations
01/18/22 - AB 452 (Assembly Appropriations)

AB 452 - Assembly Education
01/10/22 - AB 452 (Assembly Education)

AB 452 - Amended Assembly
01/03/22 - AB 452 (Amended Assembly)

AB 452 - Amended Assembly
04/12/21 - AB 452 (Amended Assembly)

AB 452 - Introduced
02/08/21 - AB 452 (Introduced)

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    Asm. Laura Friedman (D-CA)
    State House

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