WASHINGTON D.C. – On Monday, federal lawmakers are assembly to debate the recently-filed Faculty Capturing Security and Preparedness Act.
It is laws that tracks college capturing information and works to stop one other tragedy like at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut and Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Parkland, Florida.
Florida lawmakers Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Ted Deutch, alongside Georgia Consultant Lucy McBath are briefing the general public nearly on this new laws.
The invoice additionally plans to trace information on shooters’ motivation and the way the weapons are acquired.
It additionally directs the Division of Training to gather the security and prevention protocols in place at a college on the time of the capturing, together with constructing design and response plans.
This comes because the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Security Fee is elevating considerations about statewide silent panic buttons to 911 not working.
“With a few of these distributors, proper now, the app could also be loaded on the cellphone and the personnel within the colleges might have it, however they push that button, it isn’t going anyplace,” Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri mentioned.
These panic buttons had been created due to “Alyssa’s Legislation” in honor of a pupil killed within the Parkland capturing.
Enacted this college 12 months, it required colleges to implement a cellular panic alert system.
The news convention begins at 10:30 a.m. Monday.