What is
Alyssa’s Law?

What is
Alyssa’s Law?

Alyssa’s Law is critical legislation addressing the issue of law enforcement response time when a life-threatening emergency occurs because time equals life. The law calls for the installation of silent panic alarms that are directly linked to law enforcement, so in case of any emergency they will get on the scene as quickly as possible, take down a threat and triage any victims.

To-date, legislation for Alyssa’s Law is as follows:

New Jersey

Alyssa’s Law PASSED in New Jersey on 2/6/2019 and has gone into effect.
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Alyssa’s Law Compliance

Florida

Alyssa’s Law PASSED in Florida on 6/30/2020.
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New York

Alyssa’s Law PASSED in New York on 6/23/22.
For the state of New York, bills for Alyssa’s Law was submitted by Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski and Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick.
Learn More about S7132A

Texas

Alyssa’s Law PASSED in Texas in May 2023.
Learn More About HB204
Learn More About HB669
Learn More About SB838

Tennessee

Alyssa’s Law PASSED in Tennessee in May 2023.

Learn More About HB0322
Tennessee General Assembly Legislation (tn.gov)

Utah

Alyssa’s Law PASSED in the state of Utah.

Learn More About HB 0084
Learn More About HB HB0084S05
Learn More About HB-84-Sub-5 Summary 

Learn More About Line 1982, Section 53G-8-805

Nebraska

For the state of Nebraska, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Senator Tony Vargas of Omaha LB1156.

Arizona

For the state of Arizona, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Representatives Hernandez D. Chavez of Espinoza and Hernandez A. Payne of Sierra.
Learn More About HB2803
Learn More About HB2683

Virginia

For the state of Virginia, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Representative Timothy V. Anderson.
Learn More About HB1125
Learn More About HB1046

Oregon

For the State of Oregon, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Representative Emerson Levy.
Learn More About HB3101
Wireless Panic Alarm Grant in Oregon

Georgia

Alyssa’s Law is currently In progress in the state of Georgia.

Learn More About SB32

Michigan

Alyssa’s Law is currently In progress in the state of Michigan.

Learn More About AB 4241

Learn More About AB 4242

Massachusetts

A bill is scheduled for a joint hearing on September 18th.

Learn More About HB 3881

Pennsylvania 

Alyssa’s Law is currently In progress in the state of Pennsylvania.

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Oklahoma

Alyssa’s Law is currently In progress in the state of Oklahoma.

Learn More About SB 1357

Learn More About HB 4073

 

Alabama

Alyssa’s Law is currently In progress in the state of Alabama.

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Federal

Learn More About HR4606
Learn More About HR3665
Learn More About HR2717
Learn More About HR3661

Learn More About HR 3618

Learn More About HR 4999
Learn More About HR5000

Safer Schools Act (HR 3618)

The Safer Schools Act was introduced at the federal level by Representative Roger Williams (R-TX-25). It was referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on September 12, 2023. You can click here for updated information on the bill.

Office Phone: (202) 225-9896

Legislative Director is Ben Johnson – johnson@mail.house.gov

Scheduler is Sara Catherine Joseph – sara.catherine.joseph@mail.house.gov

ALYSSA Act (HR 4999)

The Alyssa’s Legacy Youth in Schools Safety Alert (ALYSSA) Act was introduced at the federal level by Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-5). This life-saving legislation mandates and funds silent panic alarms for public schools in the United States.

SOS Act (HR 5000)

The Strengthening Our Schools (SOS) Act of 2023 (H.R. 5000) was also introduced by Representative Gottheimer to increase investment in more well-trained School Resource Officers so that every school has a first responder already on campus in the event of a critical incident.

Alyssa’s Law Passage Map

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