SB 1047 Establishes the "Private College Campus Protection Act" which allows private colleges and universities to employ campus police officers
Sponsor: Sater
LR Number: 6641S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Education
Last Action: 3/1/2018 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee Journal Page: S468
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Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary

SB 1047 - This act establishes the "Private College Campus Protection Act". The governing board of a private college or university may employ police officers for purposes set forth in the act. Such officers shall take an oath of office and complete police training to obtain a peace officer license. Additionally, private colleges and universities may establish and enforce traffic regulations for on-campus thoroughfares.

This act is identical to HB 2495 (2018).