SB 944 -- School Safety

Sponsor: Caskey

This bill clarifies that the definition of "school" includes the entire campus as well as school buses, for purposes of the law requiring a one- year expulsion for possession of a weapon on school property. The bill also changes the crime of endangering the welfare of a child so as to include a parent allowing his or her child to take the parent's weapon to school. Finally, the bill creates the crimes of trespass of a school bus and making a terrorist threat.