Introduced in the Senate on May 21, 2013, to require the Attorney General and the State Police to create a “hotline” manned 24 hours a day all year long to collect “confidential reports of unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent, or criminal activities.” These could include cell phone camera and video images. While the bill does not limit the hotline to school related threats, other parts of it require the information to be shared with local law enforcement and school officials.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on May 21, 2013.
Reported in the Senate on June 13, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 18, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 18, 2013.