Cameras On School Buses For Student Safety
The bill requires every route school bus used for the transportation of schoolchildren to have an automated vehicle identification system (system) installed on the route school bus on or before July 1, 2028, to record motor vehicles that unlawfully pass a stopped route school bus.
The bill creates the route school bus camera matching grant program (grant program). The purpose of the grant program is to provide grants to eligible applicants to install a system on every route school bus to record motor vehicles that unlawfully pass a stopped route school bus. The department of education shall administer the grant program pursuant to rules promulgated by the state board of education.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)