Current Status Bill Number:
328Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: HayesAll Sponsors: HayesDrafted Document Number: 3522CM.95Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 11 SJSubject: Controlled substance distribution within school district
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19950110 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-445, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITHIN PROXIMITY OF A SCHOOL, SO AS TO MAKE THIS CRIME A SEPARATE CRIMINAL OFFENSE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 44-53-445(A) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 184 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"(A) It is unlawful a separate criminal offense for a person to distribute, sell, purchase, manufacture, or to unlawfully possess with intent to distribute, a controlled substance while in, on, or within a one-half mile radius of the grounds of a public or private elementary, middle, or secondary school; a public playground or park; a public vocational or trade school or technical educational center; or a public or private college or university."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.