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HB 64

Bill Purpose:
Extends laws regarding punishment of those who disrupt school to apply to students, teachers, and administrators instead of just people not allowed on school premises.

Bill Sponsor:
Dwight (R)

Committee:
Criminal Justice

OPEN Comments:
This bill will contribute to the school-to-prison pipeline by criminalizing student behavior. Rep. Dwight will not be moving this bill forward due to COVID-19.

Link to Digest:
legis.la.gov

Current Status:
Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice

OPEN Position:
Oppose

Committee Hearing Date:
Rep. Dwight will not be moving this bill forward due to COVID-19.

Who’s Involved:
The Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association pushed for and backed this bill.

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