Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 160
Schools--General Provisions
Section 160.455

August 28, 2014

Distribution to each student certain materials on earthquake safety--duties of school district.

160.455. At the beginning of each school year, each school district in the state shall distribute to each student such materials that have been prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the state emergency management agency or by agencies that are authorities in the area of earthquake safety and that provide the following objectives:

(1) Developing public awareness regarding the causes of earthquakes, the forces and effects of earthquakes, and the need for school and community action in coping with earthquake hazards;

(2) Promoting understanding of the impact of earthquakes on natural features and manmade structures; and

(3) Explaining what safety measures should be taken by individuals and households prior to, during and following an earthquake.

(L. 1990 S.B. 539 ยง 4)

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