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Introduced Version Senate Bill 102 History

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SB102 INTR


Senate Bill No. 102

(By Senators Snyder, Caldwell and Rowe)

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[Introduced January 10, 2002; referred to the Committee

on Education; and then to the Committee on Finance.]

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A BILL to amend article two, chapter eighteen of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated section eight-b, relating to requiring the posting of signs at schools advising that guns and other dangerous weapons and tobacco products are not allowed on school property.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article two, chapter eighteen of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated section eight-b, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

§18-2-8b. Posting of signs regarding weapons and tobacco products.

(a) After the first day of August, two thousand two
, every public school shall post conspicuously, and keep so posted, at every place of entry, a sign, no smaller than forty square inches, so as to ensure that it is likely to be read, advising that guns and other dangerous weapons and tobacco products are not allowed on school property.
(b) The state board of education shall implement procedures to ensure that each school maintains compliance with this section.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require the posting of signs at schools, advising that guns and other dangerous weapons and tobacco products are not allowed on school property.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.
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