HOUSE BILL No. 5442

March 9, 2016, Introduced by Rep. Iden and referred to the Committee on Communications and Technology.

 

     A bill to prescribe the active shooter alert system as the

 

official response to active shooter situations in this state; and

 

to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local

 

governmental officers and authorities.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the

 

"active shooter alert system act".

 

     Sec. 2. (1) The department of state police shall establish and

 

maintain the active shooter alert system plan.

 

     (2) The active shooter alert system plan shall be designed to

 

rapidly disseminate useful information in a predetermined manner to

 

radio and televisions stations within this state and to send text

 

messages to wireless 2-way communication devices, including

 

cellular telephones.


     Sec. 3. The active shooter alert system plan shall be

 

activated only in accordance with the policies established by the

 

department of state police.

 

     Enacting section 1. This act takes effect 90 days after the

 

date it is enacted into law.