Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan requirements in law
School boards must annually approve a comprehensive emergency management plan developed by the district with input from other sources. To learn more, please read Title 20-A, Sect. 1001, Sub 16, written below in its entirety.
16. Comprehensive emergency management plan. Each school board shall annually approve a comprehensive emergency management plan developed by the school unit administration working with school teachers and staff and local, county and state public safety officials, fire-fighting personnel, emergency management officials, mental health officials and law enforcement officials to identify and deal with all hazards and potential hazards that could reasonably be expected to affect a facility or unit under the authority of the school administrative unit. The approval of a comprehensive emergency management plan under this subsection is public information. The following information pertaining to a comprehensive emergency management plan is public information:
A. A description of the scope and purpose of the comprehensive emergency management plan and the process used for developing and updating the plan; [2007, c. 408, §1 (NEW).]
B. General information on auditing for safety and preparedness; [2007, c. 408, §1 (NEW).]
C. Roles and responsibilities of school administrators, teachers and staff and the designated chain of command during an emergency; and [2007, c. 408, §1 (NEW).]
D. Strategies for conveying information to parents and the general public during an emergency. [2007, c. 408, §1 (NEW).]
Except as provided in paragraphs A to D, release of the contents of a comprehensive emergency management plan approved under this subsection is subject to the limitations set forth in Title 1, section 402, subsection 3, paragraph L.
[ 2007, c. 408, §1 (RPR) .]