Texas Education Code

Sec. § 37.114
Emergency Evacuations; Mandatory School Drills

The commissioner, in consultation with the Texas School Safety Center and the state fire marshal, shall adopt rules:


providing procedures for evacuating and securing school property during an emergency; and


designating the number of mandatory school drills to be conducted each semester of the school year, not to exceed eight drills, including designating the number of:


evacuation fire exit drills; and


lockdown, lockout, shelter-in-place, and evacuation drills.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 464 (S.B. 11), Sec. 13, eff. June 6, 2019.

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