School Safety Legislation

Laws Impacting Student Safety and Well-Being and School Climate
Public Act 238 of 1975 Child Protection Law
Public Act 453 of 1976 Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act
Public Act 140 of 1993 Tobacco-Free Schools and Penalties for Violation
Public Act 76 of 1995 Dangerous Weapon
Public Act 65 of 1997 Stalking / Harassment Definition and Penalties
Public Act 87 of 2000 School Locker Search - No Expectation of Privacy
Public Act 111 of 2004 Michigan Anti-Hazing Law or Garret's Law
Public Act 324 of 2006 Suicide Prevention or Chase Edwards Law
Public Act 362 of 2016 Michigan's Antibullying Law or Matt Epling Safe School Law
Public Act 394 of 2016 Seclusion and Restraint in Schools
Public Act 144 of 2018 Juvenile Adjudicated for Criminal Sexual Conduct is Prohibited from Return to the Same School Building or Utilize the Same School Bus as the Victim
Public Act 146 of 2018 Personal Protection Order Against a Student's Assailant if Attending the Same School as the Victim
Public Act 457 of 2018 Cyberbullying Crime
Public Act 532 of 2018 Establishes a Penalty Structure for Making Threatens Involving the Use of Certain Dangerous Weapons Against Students or School Employees on School Grounds or Property
Public Act 18 of 2019 Youth Tobacco Act
Public Act 211 of 2020 Save our Students Act
Public Act 401 of 2020 Student Safety Act
Laws Impacting Criminal Background Checks
Public Act 189 of 1996 Require School Employees to Disclose Any Unprofessional Conduct
Public Act 130 of 2005 Automated Fingerprint Information System
Public Act 84 of 2006 Notice of Conviction of Listed Offense; Report to Department; Employment Prohibited
Public Act 84 of 2006 Clarify Freedom of Information Disclosure
Public Act 680 of 2006 Registry of Educational Personnel
Public Act 583 of 2008 State Criminal History Checks As Condition of Employment
Public Act 583 of 2008 Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal History Checks
Public Act 583 of 2008 Criminal History Checks - All School Employees
Public Act 582 of 2016 Conviction Reporting - Teacher Certificate
Public Act 532 of 2016 Conviction Reporting - Right to Hearing - Teaching Certificate Reinstatement, Suspension, or Permanent Revocation
Public Act 532 of 2016 Notification and Requirements if Employee Charged with a Crime; Violation and Criminal Penalties of Non-Disclosure; Responsibilities for Notification
Laws Impacting School Discipline
Public Act 103 of 1999 Conduct Constituting One Day Suspension
Public Act 365 of 2016 Suspension or Expulsion - Physical Assault - Student to Student
Public Act 366 of 2016 Suspension or Expulsion - Physical Assault, Verbal Assault and Bomb Threat - Student to Employee, Volunteer or Contractor
Public Act 532 of 2016 At Least Annually, the School Board Shall Post Incidents of Crime on the School's Website
Public Act 144 of 2018 Juvenile Adjudicated for Criminal Sexual Conduct is Prohibited from Return to the Same School or Utilize the School Bus as the Victim
Public Act 145 of 2018 Suspension and Expulsion of Pupil
Public Act 461 of 2000 Corporal Punishment/Code of Conduct
Laws Impacting Physical Security and Operations of Schools
Public Act 102 of 1999 Statewide School Safety Information Policy
Public Act 12 of 2014 School Emergency Drills
Public Act 435 of 2018 Office of School Safety
Public Act 436 of 2018 Emergency Operations Plans
Public Act 437 of 2018 Construction of Major Renovation of School Buildings
Public Act 467 of 2018 Open Meetings Act - Permitted Purposes for Closed Sessions
Public Act 549 of 2018 District Liaison for School Safety
Public Act 551 of 2018 Incident Reporting Requirement
Public Act 45 of 2020 Temporary Door Locking Devices in School Buildings