View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3566 The Committee on Ways and Means proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 3566 (COUNCIL\CM\3566C005.GT.CM17):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:

/SECTION      1.      Chapter 23, Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

     "Section 23-23-150.      (A)      As contained in this section, 'school first responder' means any person, qualified under subsection (B), who responds to a school emergency.
     (B)      The Law Enforcement Training Council shall develop guidelines for a one-week training program that the Criminal Justice Academy shall offer to a school first responder that certifies him to possess a firearm on a school premise. The program must include:
           (1)      shoot/don't shoot training;
           (2)      school safety protection training;
           (3)      rapid response training;
           (4)      identifying and containing potential threats and occurring threats;
           (5)      defusing volatile situations and resolving conflict;
           (6)      communicating with law enforcement that has jurisdiction over the school;
           (7)      first responder first aid; and
           (8)      other training that the council considers appropriate.
     (C)      The first responder is responsible for the costs associated with participating in the program.
     (D)      A school first responder may possess a firearm on a school premise if he:
           (1)      holds a valid concealed weapons permit pursuant to Article 4, Chapter 31, Title 23; and
           (2)      has completed the training program contained in subsection (B).
     (E)      From its fiscal year 2017-2018 appropriations from the General Assembly, the Law Enforcement Training Council shall use nine thousand dollars for the purpose of establishing the program contained in this section."

SECTION      2.      This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.