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S.F. No. 389 - Authorizing Alternative Fire Drills for Schools
Author: Senator Eric R. Pratt
Prepared By: Chris Turner, Senate Fiscal Analyst (651/296-4350)
Date: March 4, 2019


The bill authorizes schools and other educational institutions to implement alternative fire drills that do not require students to quit the premises.  Nonevacuation drills are voluntary and in addition to the five fire drills required under current law.  Schools choosing to implement such drills must work in partnership with the local fire chief.

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