Alex Rozier (ROW-ZEER) has more from the Capitol
Rural Southwest Missouri Republican Representative Maynard Wallace introduced the bill.
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|Description: It also gives teachers some immunity whenever they are acting on school board policies to prevent violence or to prevent property destruction. I don't want that teacher to stop and think, if I break up this fight, am I going to get sued?|
A similar bill passed the House last year unanimously, but it died on the Senate floor on the last day of session.
Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Alex Rozier.
Intro: A bill expanding teachers' power in protecting students and school property cleared a House Committee in Jefferson City.
Alex Rozier (ROW-ZEER) has more from the state capitol.
A bill that would lift liability on any school employee who uses force in defense of another student passed through a House Education Committee Tuesday.
The employee could face charges if he or she is alleged of sexual harassment.
Rural Southwest Missouri Republican Representative Maynard Wallace sponsored the bill.
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|Description: We worked on this bill for a couple of years, we've had the education committee, and added several things to it and taken some things apart, but primarily it just gives school boards and school administrations a little more authority in various things that should promote school safety.|
Last year the House unanimously passed a similar bill, but it died on the Senate floor on the last day of session.
From the state capitol, I'm Alex Rozier.