Like Countable?

Install the App

house Bill H.R. 3158

SAFE in Our Schools Act

bill Progress

  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
      Committee on Homeland Security
    IntroducedSeptember 20th, 2013

Bill Details

Official information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.

Suggest an update to this bill using our form.


SAFE in Our Schools Act

Official Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require recipients of State Homeland Security Grant Program funding to promote preparedness and planning for manmade and natural disasters at educational institutions, and for other purposes.


Secure America for Education in Our Schools Act or the SAFE in Our Schools Act - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to require that each state include in its application for funds under the Homeland Security Grant Program a certification that the state requires each institution of education for kindergarten through 12th grade to develop an emergency response plan that includes provisions for evacuation relocation, family-child reunification, children with special needs, and addressing multiple disasters by the earlier of the beginning of the academic year for 2015 or September 1, 2015.

    There are currently no opinions on this bill, be the first to add one!