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2019 House Bill 4689: Allow school door barricades
Introduced by Rep. Scott VanSingel (R) on June 5, 2019
To allow temporary door locking devices on interior doors in school buildings subject to standards and notification requirements specified in the bill. State regulators would be required to create rules for this, and schools would need approval from regulators. Reportedly some 300 Michigan school districts have installed such devices in response to several school shootings in recent years.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on June 5, 2019
Reported in the House on October 15, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on October 15, 2019
Reported in the House on October 22, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on November 7, 2019
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on November 7, 2019
Reported in the Senate on December 11, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on February 11, 2020
To establish "grandfathering" and approval provisions for devices the bill would regulate that have already been installed.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 11, 2020
Received in the House on February 18, 2020
Passed 108 to 0 in the House on February 19, 2020.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Triston Cole (R) on February 20, 2020
The vote by which the vote was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on February 20, 2020
Received in the House on February 20, 2020

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