GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s House speaker says lawmakers plan to pass legislation to make schools safer.

House Speaker Michael Busch, a Democrat, said Tuesday that his chamber has every intention of passing a Safe Schools Act.

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Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, announced the legislation Feb. 28 after the school shooting in Florida.

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It commits $125 million for capital improvements like secure doors and windows, metal detectors and security cameras. It also includes another $50 million annually to pay for school resource officers, counselors and technology.

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Hogan says “it’s outrageous” that the legislature hasn’t taken action yet. There is less than three weeks left in the session.

Busch’s announcement came hours after a student shooter opened fire inside Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County Tuesday morning, injuring two students before. The gunman, Austin Wyatt Rollins, was pronounced dead at 10:41 a.m. at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata.

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