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AB-85 School facilities: security locks. (2011-2012)



SECTION 1.

 Section 17075.52 is added to the Education Code, to read:

17075.52.
 (a) On and after July 1, 2012, all modernization projects submitted to the Division of the State Architect pursuant to this chapter that include rehabilitation in a classroom or a room with an occupancy of five or more persons shall include the installation of locks that allow the doors to the classroom or room to be locked from the inside.
(b) The locks shall conform to the specifications and requirements set forth in Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations.
(c) Doors that are locked from the outside at all times and pupil restrooms are exempt from the requirements of this section.

SEC. 2.

 Section 81131 is added to the Education Code, to read:

81131.
 (a) On and after July 1, 2012, all plans for the construction of community college facilities submitted to the Department of General Services pursuant to this article and plans for the alteration of community college facilities that include rehabilitation in a classroom or a room with an occupancy of five or more persons submitted to the Department of General Services pursuant to this article shall include the installation of locks that allow doors to the classroom or room with an occupancy of five or more persons to be locked from the inside.
(b) The locks shall conform to the specifications and requirements set forth in Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations.
(c) Doors that are locked from the outside at all times and student restrooms are exempt from the requirements of this section.