LD 128 (subjects: SCHOOL PROGRAMS , ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=128&PID=1456&snum=127
Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support
- Rep. Robert Foley of Wells: (R – District 7) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Paul Chace of Durham: (R – District 46) — e-mail
Rep. Gary Hilliard of Belgrade: (R – District 76) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Matthew Pouliot of Augusta: (R – District 86) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Stacey Guerin of Glenburn: (R – District 102) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Rodney Whittemore of Somerset: (R – District 3) — e-mail | Facebook
|1/22/2015||House||Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|1/29/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator EDGECOMB of Aroostook REFERRED to the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs, in concurrence.|
|4/1/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Allow a School Administrative Unit To Implement a Firearm Safety Education Program for Elementary School Students
Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA 405, sub- 3, U, as amended by PL 2005, c. 611, 1, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. 20-A MRSA 405, sub- 3, V, as amended by PL 2005, c. 611, 2, is further amended to read:
Sec. 3. 20-A MRSA 405, sub- 3, W is enacted to read:
Sec. 4. 20-A MRSA 4713 is enacted to read:
4713. Optional firearm safety education program for elementary students
A school board may adopt and implement a firearm safety education program for elementary students in conformance with guidelines developed by the state board pursuant to section 405, subsection 3, paragraph W. A firearm safety education program adopted pursuant to this section must be integrated into appropriate subject areas in a manner that ensures that every elementary student in the school administrative unit completes the firearm safety education program.
This bill requires the State Board of Education to develop guidelines for a standardized program of firearm safety education for elementary students and provides that school boards may adopt a firearm safety education program in conformance with the guidelines.
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