ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-08-030

Date Created : 09/20/2007


Co-op Directors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Facilities and Transportation - Douglas Eaton, Director
Tornado Drill Reporting Procedures

Regulatory Authority:
Act 828 of 2007 (Ark. Code Ann. 6-10-121)

Contact Person:
Doug Eaton

Phone Number:


Act 828 of 2007 amends Ark. Code Ann. Title 6, Chapter 10, Subchapter 1 to add an additional section 6-10-121, requiring Tornado Safety Drills in public schools.

School Districts are required to conduct and record tornado safety drills not less than four times per year in the months of September, October, January and February.

The State Director of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management has determined that the school districts will retain, in permanent records, information regarding the tornado drills using the attached ADEM form # 329. School districts are instructed to follow the instructions on the bottom of this form.


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