Schaer, Lampitt, Houghtaling & Zwicker Bill Package to Boost Security, Enhance Response to Emergencies at Schools Clears Assembly Panel

TRENTON, NJ – A two-bill legislative package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gary Schaer, Pamela Lampitt, Eric Houghtaling and Andrew Zwicker to help facilitate law enforcement response to school emergencies and ensure school buildings are safe was released Monday by an Assembly panel.

The two bills were prompted by the discourse that took place during the joint hearings held by the Senate and Assembly Education Committees on school security earlier in the spring. 

The first bill (A-4112) would require public and nonpublic school to provide to local law enforcement authorities a copy of the current blueprints and maps for all schools and school grounds within the school district or nonpublic school. The bill is sponsored by Schaer.

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