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Title 2016 Guidance on Required Drills
Document ID 6049
Summary The 2016 Virginia General Assembly passed House Bill 1279 which amended ยงยง 22.1-137 and 22.1-137.2 of the Code of Virginia dealing with evacuation/fire drills and lockdown drills. The Code of Virginia mandates separate and distinct codes for a fire evacuation drill and a lockdown drill [Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC) Section 404.2.3]. The method of signaling emergency response behaviors should be distinct, well understood, and practiced by everyone at the school or on the campus.
Latest Revision 9/27/2016
pdf View document text     Posted On 11/1/2016                 Document on Town Hall

This document applies to the following chapters
[6 VAC 20-240] Regulations Relating to School Security Officers
[6 VAC 20-270] Regulations Relating to Campus Security Officers

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