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RESOLVE Chapter 26

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Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Study and Make Recommendations Relating to School Safety and Security

Sec. 1. Study establishment of a Maine School Safety Center. Resolved: That the Department of Education shall study and make recommendations relating to school safety and security, including, but not limited to, planning to mitigate the potential risks associated with opening school facilities to the public when a school is used as a polling place and the establishment of a Maine School Safety Center based on a report created by Safe Havens International pursuant to Resolve 2013, chapter 76, the top recommendation of which was the establishment of such a center, as detailed in the Safe Havens International report entitled "Excerpts from the School Security Reports Submitted to the Maine Department of Education January, 2014." The department shall submit a preliminary report regarding the study with initial findings to the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs by December 15, 2019 and shall submit a final report, including its recommendations relating to school safety and security and any suggested legislation, to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education matters by December 15, 2020. The joint standing committee may submit a bill to the First Regular Session of the 130th Legislature.

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