The bill creates the school safety and youth mental health committee (committee) to:
- Study issues relating to school safety and the prevention of threats to the safety of students, teachers, administrators, employees, and volunteers;
- Study and evaluate programs and methods for identifying and monitoring students in crisis;
- Develop standardized criteria for school personnel to use in assessing the potential threat posed by one or more students; and
- Make recommendations to the education committees of the general assembly.
The committee shall meet at least 4 times each legislative interim and may meet as necessary throughout the year. Each appointing party shall make his or her appointment or appointments to the committee on or before June 1, 2015.