|(a) A school administrator, school resource officer,
or school district peace officer of a school district may refuse to
allow a person to enter on or may eject a person from property under
the district's control if the person refuses to leave peaceably on
(1) the person poses a substantial risk of harm to
any person; or
(2) the person behaves in a manner that is inappropriate
for a school setting; and
(A) the administrator, resource officer, or peace officer
issues a verbal warning to the person that the person's behavior is
inappropriate and may result in the person's refusal of entry or ejection;
(B) the person persists in that behavior.
(b) Identification may be required of any person on
property under a district's control.
(c) Each school district shall maintain a record of
each verbal warning issued under subsection (a)(2)(A) of this section,
including the name of the person to whom the warning was issued and
the date of issuance.
(d) At the time a person is refused entry to or ejected
from a school district's property under this section, the district
shall provide to the person written information explaining the appeal
process set forth in subsection (h) of this section.
(e) If a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in
a school district is refused entry to the district's property under
this section, the district shall accommodate the parent or guardian
to ensure that the parent or guardian may participate in the child's
admission, review, and dismissal committee or in the child's team
established under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, (29
United States Code, §794), in accordance with federal law.
(f) The term of a person's refusal of entry to or ejection
from a school district's property under this section may not exceed
(g) A school district shall post on the district's
Internet website and each district campus shall post on any Internet
website of the campus a notice regarding the provisions of this section,
including the appeal process set forth in subsection (h) of this section.
(h) A school district's board of trustees shall adopt
a policy that uses the school district's existing grievance process
to permit a person refused entry to or ejected from property controlled
by the school district under this section to appeal such refusal of
entry or ejection. The policy must permit a person appealing under
this section to address the school district's board of trustees in
person within 90 days of the commencement of the appeal, unless the
appeal is granted before the school district's board of trustees considers
(i) A decision of the board of trustees to grant or
deny an appeal under this section is final and may only be further
appealed under the applicable provisions of Texas Education Code, §7.057.