H. R. 4909
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 30, 2018
Mr. Rutherford (for himself, Mr. Rogers of Kentucky, Mr. Kilmer, and Mr. Deutch) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To reauthorize the grant program for school security in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968.
This Act may be cited as the
Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 or the
STOP School Violence Act of 2018.
Grant program for school security
Part AA of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (34 U.S.C. 10551 et seq.) is amended—
in section 2701 (34 U.S.C. 10551)—
in subsection (a)—
Director of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services and inserting
Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance; and
including the placement and use of metal detectors and other deterrent measures and inserting
through evidence-based training and technical assistance to prevent violence;
in subsection (b)—
by striking paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) and inserting the following:
Training to prevent student violence against others and self, including training for local law enforcement officers, school personnel, and students.
The development and operation of anonymous reporting systems for threats of school violence, including mobile telephone applications, hotlines, and internet websites.
by redesignating paragraphs (4), (5), and (6) as paragraphs (3), (4), and (5), respectively;
in paragraph (3), as so redesignated—
crisis and inserting
school threat assessment and; and
and school personnel, after
law enforcement agencies; and
by inserting after paragraph (5), as so redesignated, the following:
Subgrants to State or local law enforcement agencies, schools, school districts, nonprofit organizations, or Indian tribal organizations to implement grants awarded under this section.
in subsection (c)—
and has and inserting
by inserting before the period at the end the following:
, and will use evidence-based strategies and programs, such as those identified by the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative of the Department of Justice; and
in subsection (d)(1), by striking
50 percent and inserting
in section 2702 (34 U.S.C. 10552)—
in subsection (a)(2), in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking
child psychologists and inserting
mental health professionals; and
in subsection (b), by striking
this part and inserting
the STOP School Violence Act of 2018;
in section 2704(1) (34 U.S.C. 10554(1)), by striking
a public and inserting
in section 2705—
$30,000,000 and inserting
2001 through 2009 and inserting
2019 through 2028.