2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 843
March 20, 2018 - Offered by Senator
1An Act to repeal
118.07 (4) (a) 2.;
to renumber and amend
118.07 (4) (a) 1.; 2to amend
51.17 (2), 118.07 (4) (b), 118.07 (4) (d), 118.07 (5), 118.126 (1) (c), 3
118.126 (2), 904.085 (4) (d), 905.045 (4) and 905.06 (4); and to create
15.253 (3), 4
20.455 (2) (f), 20.455 (2) (im), 20.923 (4) (c) 6., 118.07 (4) (bm) 1., 118.07 (4) (bm) 5
3., 118.07 (4) (cf), 118.07 (4) (cm), 118.07 (4) (cp), 118.07 (4) (e), 146.816 (2) (b) 6
5., 165.28, 165.88, 175.32, 230.08 (2) (wc) and 905.04 (4) (em) of the statutes; 7relating to: school safety; providing an exemption from rule-making
8procedures; providing a criminal penalty; and making appropriations.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
15.253 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
15.253 (3) Office of school safety.
There is created an office of school safety. 11
The director of the office shall be appointed by the attorney general.
20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert 2
the following amounts for the purposes indicated:
- See PDF for table
20.455 (2) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
(f) School safety.
As a continuing appropriation, the amounts in the 5
schedule to provide grants under s. 165.88 (2).
20.455 (2) (im) of the statutes is created to read:
(im) Training to school staff.
All moneys received from fees collected 8
under s. 165.28 (3) to provide training to school staff under s. 165.28 (3).
20.923 (4) (c) 6. of the statutes is created to read:
(c) 6. Justice, department of: director of the office of school safety.
51.17 (2) Authorization.
Any health care provider, as permitted by s. 146.816 14
(2) (b) 4. or 5.
, and any law enforcement officer may make a disclosure of information 15
evidencing that an individual poses a substantial probability of serious bodily harm 16
to any other person in a good faith effort to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent 17
threat to the health or safety of a person or the public.
118.07 (4) (a) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 118.07 (4) (a) and 19
amended to read:
(a) Each school board and the governing body of each private school 2
shall have in effect a school safety plan for each public or private school in the school
3district within 3 years of May 27, 2010
118.07 (4) (a) 2. of the statutes is repealed.
118.07 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) A school safety plan shall be created with the active participation 7
of appropriate parties, as specified by the school board or governing body of the 8
private school. The appropriate parties may include the department of justice,
law enforcement officers, fire fighters, school administrators, teachers, pupil 10
services professionals, as defined in s. 118.257 (1) (c), and mental health 11
professionals. Before creating or updating a school safety plan, a school board or
12governing body of a private school shall, in consultation with a local law enforcement
13agency, conduct an on-site safety assessment of each school building, site, and
14facility that is regularly occupied by pupils. The on-site assessment shall include
15playgrounds, athletic facilities or fields, and any other property that is occupied by
16pupils on a regular basis.
A school safety plan shall include general all of the following:
guidelines specifying procedures for emergency prevention and 19
mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The plan shall also specify the
process for reviewing the methods for conducting drills required to 21
comply with the plan.
118.07 (4) (bm) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
(bm) 1. An individualized safety plan for each school building and 24
facility that is regularly occupied by pupils. The individualized safety plan shall
include any real property related to the school building or facility that is regularly 2
occupied by pupils.
118.07 (4) (bm) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
(bm) 3. Guidelines and procedures to address school violence and 5
attacks, threats of school violence and attacks, bomb threats, fire, weather-related 6
emergencies, intruders, parent-student reunification, and threats to non-classroom 7
events, including recess, concerts and other performances, athletic events, and any 8
other extracurricular activity or event.
118.07 (4) (cf) of the statutes is created to read:
(cf) Upon the creation of a school safety plan under par. (a) and upon 11
each review of a school safety plan under par. (d), a school board shall submit a copy 12
of the most recent blueprints of each school building and facility in the school district 13
to each local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over any portion of the school 14
district and to the office of school safety. Upon the creation of a school safety plan 15
under par. (a) and upon each review of a safety plan under par. (d), a governing body 16
of a private school shall submit a copy of the most recent blueprints of the private 17
school and all of its facilities to each local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction 18
over the private school and to the office of school safety.
118.07 (4) (cm) of the statutes is created to read:
(cm) Neither a school board nor a governing body of a private school 21
may include in a school safety plan any of the following:
1. A requirement for an employee to contact a school administrator, school 23
official, or any other person before calling the telephone number “911”
2. A prohibition against an employee reporting school violence or a threat of 25
school violence directly to a law enforcement agency.
3. A prohibition against an employee reporting a suspicious individual or 2
activity directly to a law enforcement agency.
118.07 (4) (cp) of the statutes is created to read:
(cp) Each school board and the governing body of each private school 5
shall ensure that, at each school building regularly occupied by pupils, pupils are 6
drilled, at least annually, in the proper response to a school violence event in 7
accordance with the school safety plan in effect for that school building. The person 8
having direct charge of the school building at which a drill is held under this 9
paragraph shall submit a brief written evaluation of the drill to the school board or 10
governing body of the private school within 30 days of holding the drill. The school 11
board or governing body of the private school shall review all written evaluation 12
submitted under this paragraph. A drill under this paragraph may be substituted 13
for a school safety drill required under sub. (2) (a).
118.07 (4) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
(d) Each school board and the governing body of each private school 16
shall review and approve
the school safety plan at least once every 3 years after the 17
plan goes into effect.
118.07 (4) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
(e) Before January 1, 2019, and before each January 1 thereafter, 20
each school board and the governing body of each private school shall file a copy of 21
its school safety plan with the office of school safety. At the time a school board or 22
governing body files a school safety plan, the school board or governing body shall 23
also submit all of the following to the office of school safety:
1. The date of the annual drill or drills under par. (cp) held during the previous 25
2. Certification that a written evaluation of the drill or drills under par. (cp) was 2
reviewed by the school board or governing body under par. (cp).
3. The date of the most recent school training on school safety required under 4
par. (c) and the number of attendees.
4. The most recent date on which the school board or governing body reviewed 6
and approved the school safety plan.
5. The most recent date on which the school board or governing body consulted 8
with a local law enforcement agency to conduct on-site safety assessments required 9
under par. (b).
118.07 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
Each school board shall require every employee of the school district 12
governed by the school board to receive training provided by the department in 13
identifying children who have been abused or neglected and,
in the laws and 14
procedures under s. 48.981 governing the reporting of suspected or threatened child 15
abuse and neglect, and in the laws under s. 175.32 governing the reporting of a threat
. A school district employee shall receive that training within the first 6 17
months after commencing employment with the school district and at least once 18
every 5 years after that initial training.
118.126 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read: