2021 House Bill 4698

Senate Roll Call 388: Passed

To make falsely pulling an “active shooter alarm” in a public place a misdemeanor punishable up to a year in prison and $1,000 fine. The bill defines “active shooter alarm" as “an alarm system that is designed to alert individuals inside that place, that there is an active shooter on or near the premises, including an alarm system that when activated locks doors, informs local law enforcement of the active shooter, flashes a blue light, and broadcasts a message inside the place indicating the presence of an active shooter”.

31 Yeas / 7 Nays
Republican (22 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (9 Yeas / 7 Nays)