Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 1263Primary Sponsor: ReeseCommittee Number: 04Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Weapons on school property, studentsResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: EducationComputer Document Number: PT/1097DW.94Introduced Date: 19940316Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940316Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: ReeseType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 1263 Senate 19940316 Introduced, read first time, 04 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-23-210 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY STUDENT WHO CARRIES ON HIS PERSON, IN A BOOK BAG, OR PLACES IN A LOCKER OR DESK A FIREARM, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF WEAPON, DEVICE, OR OBJECT WHICH MAY BE USED TO INFLICT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH WHILE ON ANY ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL PROPERTY MUST BE EXPELLED FROM SCHOOL PURSUANT TO THE PROCEDURE ESTABLISHED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR EXPULSIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-23-210. A student who carries on his person, in a book bag, or places in a locker or desk a firearm, or any other type of weapon, device, or object which may be used to inflict bodily injury or death while on any elementary or secondary school property must be expelled from school pursuant to the procedure established by the school district for expulsions."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.