Moderators : I'm putting this here since it's not a gun bill but is of interest to us all Please feel free to relocate it as you feel appropriate 2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 470 Commissioner of Public Safety; assign at least one member of the Georgia State Patrol for each public school in this state; require http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/display/20172018/SB/470 Sponsored By (1) McKoon, Joshua 29th(2) Shafer, David 48th(3) Payne, Chuck 54th (4) Jones, Burt 25th(5) Thompson, Bruce 14th(6) Ligon, Jr., William 3rd Committees SC:HC: First Reader Summary A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 27 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to loitering at or disrupting schools, so as to require the commissioner of public safety to assign at least one member of the Georgia State Patrol for each public school in this state; to provide for a purpose; to provide for funding contingency; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Status History Feb/21/2018 - Senate Hopper 11 "20-2-1186. 12 (a) Subject to subsection (b) of this Code section, the commissioner of public safety shall 13 assign at least one member of the Georgia State Patrol to each public school to detail such 14 public school during all times in which such public school is open for a school day and 15 instructional classes are taking place. Such detail shall be for the purpose of curbing the 16 risk of mass firearm and other violence in schools. 17 (b) The requirements of this Code section shall be fulfilled subject to funds specifically 18 appropriated for this Code section in an appropriations Act enacted by the General 19 Assembly."