HB 2704 : Unfunded Mandate for Metal Detectors In Schools That Prohibited Concealed Carry Guns

Position: Oppose Status: House Judiciary Committee

School districts or governing boards that, under SB 554B, prohibited the concealed civilian carry of firearms in buildings under the control of the district or board are mandated to install metal detectors at all entrances to buildings subject to that policy.


1-9 (H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk
1-13 (H) Referred to Judiciary

Hearings have not been scheduled for this bill, therefore, the bill is unlikely to move forward in the 2023 legislative session.

Under SB 554B (2021), school districts and governing boards were allowed to prohibit civilians from carrying concealed guns into their buildings. The Republican sponsors of this bill have not stated how this mandate.