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S 1488 General Bill, By M.F. Mullinax, Bryan, Drummond, H.U. Fielding, F. Gilbert, J.C. Hayes, R.L. Helmly, D.L. Hinds, C.T. Hinson, Holland, Land, Leatherman, J.M. Long, I.E. Lourie, A.S. Macaulay, Matthews, McGill, T.W. Mitchell, Moore, O'Dell, Passailaigue, T.H. Pope, Setzler, J.V. Smith, N.W. Smith, J.M. Waddell and M.B. Williams
    A Bill to enact the "Safe Schools Act of 1990"; to amend Section 16-23-430, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the crime of carrying weapons on school property, so as to increase the penalties; to amend Section 44-53-445, as amended, relating to the distribution of a controlled substance within a certain proximity of a school, so as to provide for mandatory fine and imprisonment as punishment, rather than "fine or imprisonment or both", and to provide for a separate criminal offense of purchasing unlawfully a controlled substance while within a radius of one-half mile of the grounds of an elementary, middle, or secondary school and provide a penalty; to amend Section 20-7-430, as amended, relating to transfer of jurisdiction by certain courts over juveniles, so as to provide that if a child fifteen years of age or older is charged with a violation of Section 16-23-430(1) or Section 44-53-445, the court may, under certain conditions and circumstances, bind over the child for proper criminal proceedings to a court which would have trial jurisdiction of the offenses if committed by an adult; to amend Section 20-7-3300, relating to the confidentiality of juvenile records of the Department of Youth Services and exceptions, so as to provide that records and information provided to a public or private school by the Department must include, in certain cases, a copy of, and, if requested, information about, the person's juvenile criminal record, and require the school districts to develop a policy for schools to follow within the district regarding the confidentiality of the records and other information; and to amend Chapter 63, Title 59, relating to education and pupils generally, by adding Article 4 so as to enact the "School Crime Report Act".
04/04/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7
04/04/90Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-8

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