Category: Legal Review

This section provides summaries of pertinent statutes either directly or indirectly related to the safety and security of New Hampshire’s schools.

RSA 153:14 – Fire Safety Measures

153:14 Fire Safety Measures. – I. For cities, towns, village districts and precincts not having local laws and ordinances, and those cities, towns, village districts and precincts whose existent laws and ordinances do not afford the necessary fire safety measures, the state fire marshal shall make and promulgate reasonable rules and regulations for the keeping, …

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RSA 193-F – Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention

  Section 193-F:1 193-F:1 Title. – This chapter shall be known, and may be cited as the “Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention Act of 2000.” Source. 2000, 190:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2001.   Section 193-F:2 193-F:2 Purpose and Intent. – I. All pupils have the right to attend public schools, including chartered public schools, that …

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RSA 193-B – Drug Free School Zones

  Section 193-B:1 193-B:1 Definitions. – In this chapter: I. “Controlled drug or its analog” means those drugs or substances included within the definitions provided in RSA 318-B:1, VI and VI-a. II. “Drug-free school zone” means an area inclusive of any property used for school purposes by any school, whether or not owned by such …

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RSA 158:31 – Unlawful Use of Explosives

158:31 Duties of Certain Officials. – I. Heads of police and fire departments in cities and towns shall investigate the cause and circumstances of every explosion in their respective jurisdictions by which property has been destroyed or damaged, especially to ascertain whether it was caused by carelessness or design. They shall begin such investigation forthwith …

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RSA 193-D:2 – Safe School Zones

193-D:2 State Board Rulemaking Authority; Public School District Policies. – I. The state board of education shall adopt rules relative to safe school zones, under RSA 541-A, for public school pupils and public school employees regarding: (a) Disciplinary proceedings, including procedures assuring due process. (b)(1) Standards and procedures for suspension and expulsion of pupils, including …

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RSA 189:68 – Student and Teacher Information Protection and Privacy

189:68 Student Privacy. – I. The department shall not collect or maintain the following data in the SLDS: (a) Name of the student’s parents or other family members. (b) Address of the student or student’s family. (c) Student email or other electronic address. (d) Student or family telephone number. (e) Student or parent credit card …

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RSA 189:64 – Emergency Response Plans

189:64 Emergency Response Plans. – I. Every public and nonpublic school shall develop a site-specific school emergency response plan which is based on and conforms to the Incident Command System and the National Incident Management System and submit such plan to the department of education by September 1 of each year. Upon receiving a school’s …

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NH Compilation of School Discipline Laws and Regulations (US DOE) [January 2018]