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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Bishop Votes for STOP School Violence Act

March 14, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) has voted for H.R. 4909, the STOP School Violence Act of 2018. This bipartisan bill is designed to curb violence in our nation’s schools by providing resources for teachers, students, and law enforcement officers. This bill also provides funding that may be used for metal detectors, locks, lighting, and other technologies to keep schools safe. Following his vote, Rep. Bishop offered this statement:

“As a teacher, I understand the significance of a secure school environment. This bill allows schools to improve student safety while respecting constitutional rights. The legislation assists states and local schools in designing safety programs specific to their needs. This is local empowerment designed to keep kids safe.”