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2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 843
March 20, 2018 - Offered by Senator Fitzgerald.
AB843-SSA1,1,8 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),
3118.126 (2), 904.085 (4) (d), 905.045 (4) and 905.06 (4); and to create 15.253 (3),
420.455 (2) (f), 20.455 (2) (im), 20.923 (4) (c) 6., 118.07 (4) (bm) 1., 118.07 (4) (bm)
53., 118.07 (4) (cf), 118.07 (4) (cm), 118.07 (4) (cp), 118.07 (4) (e), 146.816 (2) (b)
65., 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:
AB843-SSA1,1 9Section 1. 15.253 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,1,1110 15.253 (3) Office of school safety. There is created an office of school safety.
11The director of the office shall be appointed by the attorney general.
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1Section 2. 20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert
2the following amounts for the purposes indicated: - See PDF for table PDF
AB843-SSA1,3 3Section 3. 20.455 (2) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,2,54 20.455 (2) (f) School safety. As a continuing appropriation, the amounts in the
5schedule to provide grants under s. 165.88 (2).
AB843-SSA1,4 6Section 4. 20.455 (2) (im) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,2,87 20.455 (2) (im) Training to school staff. All moneys received from fees collected
8under s. 165.28 (3) to provide training to school staff under s. 165.28 (3).
AB843-SSA1,5 9Section 5. 20.923 (4) (c) 6. of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,2,1010 20.923 (4) (c) 6. Justice, department of: director of the office of school safety.
AB843-SSA1,6 11Section 6. 51.17 (2) of the statutes, as created by 2017 Wisconsin Act 140, is
12amended to read:
AB843-SSA1,2,1713 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
15evidencing that an individual poses a substantial probability of serious bodily harm
16to any other person in a good faith effort to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent
17threat to the health or safety of a person or the public.
AB843-SSA1,7 18Section 7. 118.07 (4) (a) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 118.07 (4) (a) and
19amended to read:
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1118.07 (4) (a) Each school board and the governing body of each private school
2shall have in effect a school safety plan for each public or private school in the school
3district within 3 years of May 27, 2010
.
AB843-SSA1,8 4Section 8. 118.07 (4) (a) 2. of the statutes is repealed.
AB843-SSA1,9 5Section 9. 118.07 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA1,3,166 118.07 (4) (b) A school safety plan shall be created with the active participation
7of appropriate parties, as specified by the school board or governing body of the
8private school. The appropriate parties may include the department of justice, local
9law enforcement officers, fire fighters, school administrators, teachers, pupil
10services professionals, as defined in s. 118.257 (1) (c), and mental health
11professionals. 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.
AB843-SSA1,3,17 17(bm) A school safety plan shall include general all of the following:
AB843-SSA1,3,19 182. General guidelines specifying procedures for emergency prevention and
19mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The plan shall also specify the
AB843-SSA1,3,21 204. The process for reviewing the methods for conducting drills required to
21comply with the plan.
AB843-SSA1,10 22Section 10. 118.07 (4) (bm) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,4,223 118.07 (4) (bm) 1. An individualized safety plan for each school building and
24facility that is regularly occupied by pupils. The individualized safety plan shall

1include any real property related to the school building or facility that is regularly
2occupied by pupils.
AB843-SSA1,11 3Section 11. 118.07 (4) (bm) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,4,84 118.07 (4) (bm) 3. Guidelines and procedures to address school violence and
5attacks, threats of school violence and attacks, bomb threats, fire, weather-related
6emergencies, intruders, parent-student reunification, and threats to non-classroom
7events, including recess, concerts and other performances, athletic events, and any
8other extracurricular activity or event.
AB843-SSA1,12 9Section 12. 118.07 (4) (cf) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,4,1810 118.07 (4) (cf) Upon the creation of a school safety plan under par. (a) and upon
11each review of a school safety plan under par. (d), a school board shall submit a copy
12of the most recent blueprints of each school building and facility in the school district
13to each local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over any portion of the school
14district and to the office of school safety. Upon the creation of a school safety plan
15under par. (a) and upon each review of a safety plan under par. (d), a governing body
16of a private school shall submit a copy of the most recent blueprints of the private
17school and all of its facilities to each local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction
18over the private school and to the office of school safety.
AB843-SSA1,13 19Section 13. 118.07 (4) (cm) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,4,2120 118.07 (4) (cm) Neither a school board nor a governing body of a private school
21may include in a school safety plan any of the following:
AB843-SSA1,4,2322 1. A requirement for an employee to contact a school administrator, school
23official, or any other person before calling the telephone number “911” .
AB843-SSA1,4,2524 2. A prohibition against an employee reporting school violence or a threat of
25school violence directly to a law enforcement agency.
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13. A prohibition against an employee reporting a suspicious individual or
2activity directly to a law enforcement agency.
AB843-SSA1,14 3Section 14. 118.07 (4) (cp) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,5,134 118.07 (4) (cp) Each school board and the governing body of each private school
5shall ensure that, at each school building regularly occupied by pupils, pupils are
6drilled, at least annually, in the proper response to a school violence event in
7accordance with the school safety plan in effect for that school building. The person
8having direct charge of the school building at which a drill is held under this
9paragraph shall submit a brief written evaluation of the drill to the school board or
10governing body of the private school within 30 days of holding the drill. The school
11board or governing body of the private school shall review all written evaluation
12submitted under this paragraph. A drill under this paragraph may be substituted
13for a school safety drill required under sub. (2) (a).
AB843-SSA1,15 14Section 15. 118.07 (4) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA1,5,1715 118.07 (4) (d) Each school board and the governing body of each private school
16shall review and approve the school safety plan at least once every 3 years after the
17plan goes into effect.
AB843-SSA1,16 18Section 16. 118.07 (4) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA1,5,2319 118.07 (4) (e) Before January 1, 2019, and before each January 1 thereafter,
20each school board and the governing body of each private school shall file a copy of
21its school safety plan with the office of school safety. At the time a school board or
22governing body files a school safety plan, the school board or governing body shall
23also submit all of the following to the office of school safety:
AB843-SSA1,5,2524 1. The date of the annual drill or drills under par. (cp) held during the previous
25year.
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12. Certification that a written evaluation of the drill or drills under par. (cp) was
2reviewed by the school board or governing body under par. (cp).
AB843-SSA1,6,43 3. The date of the most recent school training on school safety required under
4par. (c) and the number of attendees.
AB843-SSA1,6,65 4. The most recent date on which the school board or governing body reviewed
6and approved the school safety plan.
AB843-SSA1,6,97 5. The most recent date on which the school board or governing body consulted
8with a local law enforcement agency to conduct on-site safety assessments required
9under par. (b).
AB843-SSA1,17 10Section 17. 118.07 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA1,6,1811 118.07 (5) Each school board shall require every employee of the school district
12governed by the school board to receive training provided by the department in
13identifying children who have been abused or neglected and, in the laws and
14procedures under s. 48.981 governing the reporting of suspected or threatened child
15abuse and neglect, and in the laws under s. 175.32 governing the reporting of a threat
16of violence
. A school district employee shall receive that training within the first 6
17months after commencing employment with the school district and at least once
18every 5 years after that initial training.
AB843-SSA1,18 19Section 18. 118.126 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
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