(1) A local board of trustees shall adopt a policy addressing a school safety plan or emergency operations plan. The plan required by this rule shall be periodically reviewed with stakeholder input and updated as determined necessary by the trustees based on changing circumstances pertaining to school safety. Nothing in this rule shall be construed to require disclosure of elements of a school safety plan protected from public disclosure under the safety and security exceptions set forth in 2-6-1003, MCA. 

(2) The plan shall include:

(a) identification and assessment of the risks posed by potential local hazards within the boundaries of its school district;

(b) designing and incorporating regularly conducted disaster drills to address the hazards identified pursuant to (1);

(c) prevention, mitigation, response, and recovery before, during, and after an event; and

(d) training.


History: Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-114, 20-2-121, 20-7-101, MCA; IMP, Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-121, 20-3-106, 20-7-101, MCA; NEW, 2019 MAR p. 1049, Eff. 7/27/19; AMD, 2023 MAR p. 255, Eff. 7/1/23.