Name of Organization: Commission on School Safety and Juvenile Violence

(Assembly Bill 686, Chapter 607, Statutes of Nevada 1999)

Date and Time of Meeting: Thursday, October 7, 1999

9:30 a.m.

Place of Meeting: Legislative Building

Room 3138

401 South Carson Street

Carson City, Nevada

Note: Some members of the commission may be attending the meeting, and other persons may observe the meeting and provide testimony, through a simultaneous video conference conducted at the following location:

Grant Sawyer State Office Building

Room 4401

555 East Washington Avenue

Las Vegas, Nevada


I. Opening Remarks and Introduction of Committee Members and Staff

Juliann K. Jenson, Senior Research Analyst, Research Division, Legislative Counsel Bureau

*II. Election of Chair of Commission

*III. Overview Regarding the Interim Study of the System of Juvenile Justice in the State of Nevada

Larry L. Peri, Senior Program Analyst, Fiscal Analysis Division, Legislative Counsel Bureau

*IV. Discussion of School Safety and Juvenile Violence Issues in Response to Survey Sent to Committee Members

Juliann K. Jenson, Senior Research Analyst, Research Division, Legislative Counsel Bureau, and Committee Members

*V. Issues Related to Youth Gangs and Juvenile Violence

Senator Valerie Wiener

*VI. Review of Emergency Response Plans to Incidents of School Violence

Michael Fitzgerald, Coordinator of Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities, State Department of Education

VII. Selection of Future Meeting Dates

VIII. Public Comment

IX. Adjournment

*Denotes items on which the committee may take action.

Note: We are pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend the meeting. If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Research Division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, in writing, at the Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701-4747, or call Linda Chandler Law, at (775) 687-6825, as soon as possible.

Notice of this meeting was posted in the following Carson City, Nevada, locations:  Blasdel Building, 209 East Musser Street; Capitol Press Corps, Basement, Capitol Building; City Hall, 201 North Carson Street; Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street; and Nevada State Library, 100 Stewart Street. Notice of this meeting was faxed for posting to the following Las Vegas, Nevada, locations:  Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 East Washington Avenue; and Clark County Office, 500 South Grand Central Parkway.