About the bill
After February’s Parkland high school massacre, a Republican bill introduced mere weeks before is now gaining significant traction — including the Democratic representative from Parkland. It just passed the House.
What the bill does
The Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Actwould appropriate $50 million per year for:
- Schools to develop “threat assessment systems” in line with recommendations from the FBI and Secret Services, in hopes of stopping such would-be killers before they commit acts of violence.
- Anonymous reporting systems to be implemented for use by students ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2018
Length: 6 pages
H.R. 4909 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 4909 — 115th Congress: STOP School Violence Act of 2018. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr4909
“H.R. 4909 — 115th Congress: STOP School Violence Act of 2018.” www.GovTrack.us. 2018. March 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr4909>
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