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2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 2,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 843
March 20, 2018 - Offered by Senator Fitzgerald.
AB843-SSA2,1,12 1An Act to repeal 115.33 (4), 118.035 (5), 118.07 (4) (a) 2., 118.38 (4), 118.51 (4)
2(a) 4., 118.51 (6), 118.51 (7) (a) and 121.91 (5) (b); to renumber 118.51 (7) (b)
3and 121.91 (5) (a); to renumber and amend 118.07 (4) (a) 1.; to amend 51.17
4(2), 115.28 (43), 118.07 (4) (b), 118.07 (4) (d), 118.07 (5), 118.126 (1) (c), 118.126
5(2), 118.51 (3) (a) 4., 118.51 (9), 118.57 (2), 119.04 (1), 904.085 (4) (d), 905.045
6(4) and 905.06 (4); and to create 15.253 (3), 20.455 (2) (f), 20.455 (2) (im), 20.923
7(4) (c) 6., 118.07 (4) (bm) 1., 118.07 (4) (bm) 3., 118.07 (4) (cf), 118.07 (4) (cm),
8118.07 (4) (cp), 118.07 (4) (e), 146.816 (2) (b) 5., 165.28, 165.88, 175.32, 230.08
9(2) (wc) and 905.04 (4) (em) of the statutes; relating to: school safety; open
10enrollment; repealing outdated or expired reporting requirements;
11tuberculosis screening; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures;
12providing a criminal penalty; and making appropriations.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB843-SSA2,1 1Section 1. 15.253 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,2,32 15.253 (3) Office of school safety. There is created an office of school safety.
3The director of the office shall be appointed by the attorney general.
AB843-SSA2,2 4Section 2. 20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert
5the following amounts for the purposes indicated: - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF
AB843-SSA2,3 6Section 3. 20.455 (2) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,2,87 20.455 (2) (f) School safety. As a continuing appropriation, the amounts in the
8schedule to provide grants under s. 165.88 (2).
AB843-SSA2,4 9Section 4. 20.455 (2) (im) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,2,1110 20.455 (2) (im) Training to school staff. All moneys received from fees collected
11under s. 165.28 (3) to provide training to school staff under s. 165.28 (3).
AB843-SSA2,5 12Section 5. 20.923 (4) (c) 6. of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,2,1313 20.923 (4) (c) 6. Justice, department of: director of the office of school safety.
AB843-SSA2,6 14Section 6. 51.17 (2) of the statutes, as created by 2017 Wisconsin Act 140, is
15amended to read:
AB843-SSA2,3,216 51.17 (2) Authorization. Any health care provider, as permitted by s. 146.816
17(2) (b) 4. or 5., and any law enforcement officer may make a disclosure of information
18evidencing that an individual poses a substantial probability of serious bodily harm

1to any other person in a good faith effort to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent
2threat to the health or safety of a person or the public.
AB843-SSA2,6j 3Section 6j. 115.28 (43) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA2,3,104 115.28 (43) School safety funding. With the department of justice, seek and
5apply for federal funds relating to school safety and reducing violence and disruption
6in schools, including funds for alternative schools or programs. Each department
7shall make a report by January 1, 2001, and January 1, 2003, of its progress in
8applying for and obtaining funds under this subsection. The report shall be provided
9to the legislature in the manner provided under s. 13.172 (2) to the cochairpersons
10of the joint committee on finance and to the governor.
AB843-SSA2,6p 11Section 6p. 115.33 (4) of the statutes is repealed.
AB843-SSA2,6r 12Section 6r. 118.035 (5) of the statutes is repealed.
AB843-SSA2,7 13Section 7. 118.07 (4) (a) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 118.07 (4) (a) and
14amended to read:
AB843-SSA2,3,1715 118.07 (4) (a) Each school board and the governing body of each private school
16shall have in effect a school safety plan for each public or private school in the school
17district within 3 years of May 27, 2010
.
AB843-SSA2,8 18Section 8. 118.07 (4) (a) 2. of the statutes is repealed.
AB843-SSA2,9 19Section 9. 118.07 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA2,4,520 118.07 (4) (b) A school safety plan shall be created with the active participation
21of appropriate parties, as specified by the school board or governing body of the
22private school. The appropriate parties may include the department of justice, local
23law enforcement officers, fire fighters, school administrators, teachers, pupil
24services professionals, as defined in s. 118.257 (1) (c), and mental health
25professionals. Before creating or updating a school safety plan, a school board or

1governing body of a private school shall, in consultation with a local law enforcement
2agency, conduct an on-site safety assessment of each school building, site, and
3facility that is regularly occupied by pupils. The on-site assessment shall include
4playgrounds, athletic facilities or fields, and any other property that is occupied by
5pupils on a regular basis.
AB843-SSA2,4,6 6(bm) A school safety plan shall include general all of the following:
AB843-SSA2,4,8 72. General guidelines specifying procedures for emergency prevention and
8mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The plan shall also specify the
AB843-SSA2,4,10 94. The process for reviewing the methods for conducting drills required to
10comply with the plan.
AB843-SSA2,10 11Section 10. 118.07 (4) (bm) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,4,1512 118.07 (4) (bm) 1. An individualized safety plan for each school building and
13facility that is regularly occupied by pupils. The individualized safety plan shall
14include any real property related to the school building or facility that is regularly
15occupied by pupils.
AB843-SSA2,11 16Section 11. 118.07 (4) (bm) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,4,2117 118.07 (4) (bm) 3. Guidelines and procedures to address school violence and
18attacks, threats of school violence and attacks, bomb threats, fire, weather-related
19emergencies, intruders, parent-student reunification, and threats to non-classroom
20events, including recess, concerts and other performances, athletic events, and any
21other extracurricular activity or event.
AB843-SSA2,12 22Section 12. 118.07 (4) (cf) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,5,623 118.07 (4) (cf) Upon the creation of a school safety plan under par. (a) and upon
24each review of a school safety plan under par. (d), a school board shall submit a copy
25of the most recent blueprints of each school building and facility in the school district

1to each local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over any portion of the school
2district and to the office of school safety. Upon the creation of a school safety plan
3under par. (a) and upon each review of a safety plan under par. (d), a governing body
4of a private school shall submit a copy of the most recent blueprints of the private
5school and all of its facilities to each local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction
6over the private school and to the office of school safety.
AB843-SSA2,13 7Section 13. 118.07 (4) (cm) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,5,98 118.07 (4) (cm) Neither a school board nor a governing body of a private school
9may include in a school safety plan any of the following:
AB843-SSA2,5,1110 1. A requirement for an employee to contact a school administrator, school
11official, or any other person before calling the telephone number “911” .
AB843-SSA2,5,1312 2. A prohibition against an employee reporting school violence or a threat of
13school violence directly to a law enforcement agency.
AB843-SSA2,5,1514 3. A prohibition against an employee reporting a suspicious individual or
15activity directly to a law enforcement agency.
AB843-SSA2,14 16Section 14. 118.07 (4) (cp) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,6,217 118.07 (4) (cp) Each school board and the governing body of each private school
18shall ensure that, at each school building regularly occupied by pupils, pupils are
19drilled, at least annually, in the proper response to a school violence event in
20accordance with the school safety plan in effect for that school building. The person
21having direct charge of the school building at which a drill is held under this
22paragraph shall submit a brief written evaluation of the drill to the school board or
23governing body of the private school within 30 days of holding the drill. The school
24board or governing body of the private school shall review all written evaluation

1submitted under this paragraph. A drill under this paragraph may be substituted
2for a school safety drill required under sub. (2) (a).
AB843-SSA2,15 3Section 15. 118.07 (4) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA2,6,64 118.07 (4) (d) Each school board and the governing body of each private school
5shall review and approve the school safety plan at least once every 3 years after the
6plan goes into effect.
AB843-SSA2,16 7Section 16. 118.07 (4) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2,6,128 118.07 (4) (e) Before January 1, 2019, and before each January 1 thereafter,
9each school board and the governing body of each private school shall file a copy of
10its school safety plan with the office of school safety. At the time a school board or
11governing body files a school safety plan, the school board or governing body shall
12also submit all of the following to the office of school safety:
AB843-SSA2,6,1413 1. The date of the annual drill or drills under par. (cp) held during the previous
14year.
AB843-SSA2,6,1615 2. Certification that a written evaluation of the drill or drills under par. (cp) was
16reviewed by the school board or governing body under par. (cp).
AB843-SSA2,6,1817 3. The date of the most recent school training on school safety required under
18par. (c) and the number of attendees.
AB843-SSA2,6,2019 4. The most recent date on which the school board or governing body reviewed
20and approved the school safety plan.
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