Nevada - Emergency Operations Plans: Policy or Plan Requirements

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to develop school emergency operations plans (EOPs) that include procedures for plan review and update.

Nevada Revised Statutes 388.245. Annual review and update of plan; maintenance, posting and distribution of plan; annual training for school employees in responding to crisis or emergency; acceptance of gifts and grants.

  1. Each development committee shall, at least once each year, review and update as appropriate the plan that it developed pursuant to NRS 388.243. In reviewing and updating the plan, the development committee shall consult with the director of the local organization for emergency management or, if there is no local organization for emergency management, with the Chief of the Division of Emergency Management of the Department of Public Safety or his or her designee.
  2. Each development committee shall provide an updated copy of the plan to the board of trustees of the school district that established the committee or the governing body of the charter school that established the committee.

Nevada Revised Statutes 388.243. Development committee: Development of plan to be used by schools in responding to crisis, emergency or suicide; submission of plan to board of trustees or governing body of charter school; compliance with plan required. [Effective July 1, 2018.]

  1. Each development committee established by the board of trustees of a school district shall develop one plan to be used by all the public schools other than the charter schools in the school district in responding to a crisis, emergency or suicide. Each development committee established by the governing body of a charter school shall develop a plan to be used by the charter school in responding to a crisis, emergency or suicide. Each development committee shall, when developing the plan:
    • (a) Consult with local social service agencies and local public safety agencies in the county in which its school district or charter school is located.
    • (b) If the school district has an emergency manager designated pursuant to NRS 388.262, consult with the emergency manager.
    • (c) If the school district has school resource officers, consult with the school resource officer or a person designated by him or her.
    • (d) If the school district has school police officers, consult with the chief of school police of the school district or a person designated by him or her.
    • (e) Consult with the director of the local organization for emergency management or, if there is no local organization for emergency management, with the Chief of the Division of Emergency Management of the Department of Public Safety or his or her designee.
    • (f) Determine which persons and organizations in the community, including, without limitation, a provider of mental health services which is operated by a state or local agency, that could be made available to assist pupils and staff in recovering from a crisis, emergency or suicide.
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