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Senate passes bill to create comprehensive school safety program, including anonymous tip line

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CHEYENNE, Wyoming — The state Senate has narrowly passed a bill that would create a comprehensive school safety program in Wyoming, including a tip line for the confidential reporting of potential threats or violence in schools.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1tiydcJ ) the bill would create a team under the Division of Criminal Investigation that would provide ways to report such threats and refer credible reports to the proper authorities.

The bill passed on a 16-13 vote Thursday.

It now goes to the state House of Representatives for a concurrence vote.


Information from: Wyoming Tribune Eagle, http://www.wyomingnews.com

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