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(105 ILCS 128/5)
In this Act:
"First responder" means and includes all fire departments and districts, law enforcement agencies and officials, emergency medical responders, emergency medical dispatchers, and emergency management officials involved in the execution and documentation of the drills administered under this Act.
"School" means a public or private facility that offers elementary or secondary education to students under the age of 21. As used in this definition, "public facility" means a facility operated by the State or by a unit of local government. As used in this definition, "private facility" means any non-profit, non-home-based, non-public elementary or secondary school that is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and attendance at which satisfies the requirements of Section 26-1 of the School Code. While more than one school may be housed in a facility, for purposes of this Act, the facility shall be considered a school. When a school has more than one location, for purposes of this Act, each different location shall be considered its own school.
"School district" means any public school district established under the School Code, any program of a special education joint agreement established under Section 3-15.14, 10-22.31, or 10-22.31a of the School Code, or any charter school authorized by the State Board of Education in accordance with Section 27A-7.5 of the School Code.
"School safety drill" means a pre-planned exercise conducted by a school in accordance with the drills and requirements set forth in this Act.
(Source: P.A. 102-894, eff. 5-20-22; 102-1006, eff. 1-1-23; 103-154, eff. 6-30-23; 103-175, eff. 6-30-23.)