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AB-276 Pupil safety: parental notification: firearm safety laws.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 48980.5 is added to the Education Code, to read:

48980.5.
 (a) A school district, county office of education, and charter school shall inform parents and guardians of pupils at the beginning of the first semester or quarter of the regular school term, in the manner prescribed by this article for school districts, of California’s child access prevention laws and laws relating to the safe storage of firearms, including, but not limited to, Division 4 (commencing with Section 25000) of Title 4 of Part 6 of the Penal Code.
(b) The department shall develop, in consultation with the Department of Justice, and annually provide in a concise manner to school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools the appropriate content to use for the notification required pursuant to subdivision (a).
(c) A school district, county office of education, and charter school is immune from civil liability for any damages allegedly caused by, arising out of, or relating to the notification required pursuant to subdivision (a).
SEC. 2.
  If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.