BILL NO. 2265 By: Johns, Sterling, and Manger of the House
Weaver of the Senate
An Act relating to schools; authorizing school district to offer law enforcement elective course to juniors and seniors; listing certain information to be included in course; permitting State Board of Education to coordinate with the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training; authorizing Board to promulgate rules; providing for codification; and providing an effective date.
ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF
SECTION 1. NEW LAW A new section of law to be codified in the Oklahoma Statutes as Section 11-103.15 of Title 70, unless there is created a duplication in numbering, reads as follows:
A. A school district may offer to students in grades eleven and twelve an elective course in law enforcement.
B. The law enforcement elective course shall include, at a minimum:
1. A general introduction to law enforcement training;
2. Critical skills and entry requirements for law enforcement professionals; and
3. Career opportunities in law enforcement.
C. The State Board of Education may coordinate with the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training to develop instructional materials and curricula for school districts to use in the law enforcement elective course. The Board may promulgate rules to implement the provisions of this section.
SECTION 2. This act shall become effective November 1, 2023.
Presiding Officer of the House
Passed the Senate the 25th day of April, 2023.
Presiding Officer of the Senate
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Received by the Office of the Governor this ____________________ day of ___________________, 20_______, at _______ o'clock _______ M.
Approved by the Governor of the State of Oklahoma this _________ day of ___________________, 20_______, at _______ o'clock _______ M.
Governor of the State of Oklahoma
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
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