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Relating to the justified use of force by a school employee or
volunteer against a student.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 3450 would specify that the use of force by an employee or volunteer of a school or educational institution against a student is only justified 1) if permitted as a form of punishment under Education Code provisions relating to
alternative settings for behavior management or 2) to either protect the safety of students or staff, or 3) to control, train, or educate the student or maintain discipline in a group.
Texas Action supports HB 3450 which is aligned with individual liberty and limited government. This bill would act in the furtherance of school safety and school discipline by allowing school employees, volunteers, or contractors to intervene in support of school safety without having to fear that that they will be punished for doing so.