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By SETH KLAMANN
Casper Star-Tribune-WNE 

Committee approves bill calling for school safety plans

 

November 30, 2018



CASPER — Wyoming schools would be required to create a comprehensive safety plan and conduct nationally recognized, proactive security training under a bill advanced by a state legislative committee Wednesday, a measure that represents lawmakers’ primary attempt to better safeguard schools from active shooters.

The bill passed on a 9 to 4 vote in the Joint Education Committee fewer than two weeks after a Gillette junior high student made threats and brought two handguns to school. The measure also represents the most meaningful security-related legislation to be advanced in 2018, after...



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