The “Bulletproof Backpack” bill is on its way to the governor’s desk.
Posted on 5/16/2018 2:10:00 PM.
A bill allowing students at public schools to wear backpacks with bullet proof material in them is on its way to the governor’s desk. The bill was inspired by the tragic deaths of 17 people during the Parkland school shooting. Lafayette Representative Nancy Landry says the backpacks would provide parents and students with peace of mind.
 
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Unanimous vote passes bulletproof backpack bill in House Education Committee
Posted on 5/3/2018 4:20:00 AM.
A bill that would allow students to wear bulletproof backpacks in public schools is set for final passage after clearing the House Education Committee. The legislation, inspired by the Parkland, Florida Shooting, received unanimous support. West Monroe Republican Mike Walsworth says something needs to be done about the lack of safety for school children.
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