2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 74. State Government
§74-51.2b. Oklahoma School Security Grant Program Act.
A. This section shall be known and may be cited as the "Oklahoma School Security Grant Program Act".
B. The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security shall solicit proposals for and make grants for the enhancement of campus security at institutions of higher learning, technology center schools, public schools, and private schools.
C. The goals and objectives of the Oklahoma School Security Grant Program are to:
1. Increase the awareness of the public and educational institutions of the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities of school campuses as well as mitigation strategies;
2. Incentivize participation in school security training programs designed to assess campus risks, threats, and vulnerabilities;
3. Provide assistance to institutions of higher learning, technology center schools, public schools, and private schools initiating or implementing school security plans, programs, and activities; and
4. Build upon the success of the pilot Education Grant Program established by the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security.
D. The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security shall determine grant project criteria and establish a process for the consideration of proposals. The proposals shall be considered on a statewide competitive basis among peer institutions.
E. On or before January 1, 2010, and each year thereafter, the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security shall prepare an annual report on the Oklahoma School Security Grant Program and submit to the Governor, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Added by Laws 2009, c. 238, § 2, eff. July 1, 2009.
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