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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress]
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[H.R. 987 Introduced in House (IH)]

103d CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 987

To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require 
 each State, as a condition of receiving Federal assistance under such 
    Act, to implement a gun control program in its schools, and to 
    establish a program of grants to local educational agencies for 
purposes of purchasing crime prevention equipment and training security 
                               personnel.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 18, 1993

  Mr. Miller of California (for himself, Ms. Norton, Mr. Peterson of 
  Florida, Mr. Hall of Ohio, and Mr. Cardin) introduced the following 
    bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require 
 each State, as a condition of receiving Federal assistance under such 
    Act, to implement a gun control program in its schools, and to 
    establish a program of grants to local educational agencies for 
purposes of purchasing crime prevention equipment and training security 
                               personnel.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Gun-Free Schools Act of 1993''.

SEC. 2. GUN CONTROL REQUIREMENTS IN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS; 
              GRANTS FOR CRIME PREVENTION IN SCHOOLS.

    The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 2701 
et seq.) is amended--
            (1) by redesignating title X as title IX;
            (2) by redesignating sections 8001 through 8005 as sections 
        9001 through 9005, respectively; and
            (3) by inserting after title VII the following new title:

                     ``TITLE VIII--GUN-FREE SCHOOLS

``SEC. 8001. GUN CONTROL REQUIREMENTS.

    ``(a) In General.--No assistance may be provided to any local 
educational agency under this Act unless such agency has in effect a 
policy requiring the expulsion from school for a period of not less 
than one year of any student who is determined to have brought a gun, 
knife, or other weapon to a school under the jurisdiction of the 
agency.
    ``(b) Report to State.--Each local educational agency requesting 
assistance from the State educational agency that is to be provided 
from funds made available to the State under this Act shall provide to 
the State, in the application requesting such assistance, the 
following:
            ``(1) Assurance that such local educational agency has in 
        effect the policy required by subsection (a).
            ``(2) A description of the circumstances surrounding any 
        expulsions imposed under the policy required by subsection (a), 
        including:
                    ``(A) The name of the school concerned.
                    ``(B) The number of students expelled from such 
                school.
                    ``(C) The types of weapons concerned.

``SEC. 8002. GRANTS FOR CRIME PREVENTION IN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY 
              SCHOOLS.

    ``(a) Program Authorized.--The Secretary is authorized to make 
grants to local educational agencies for purposes of--
            ``(1) purchasing crime prevention equipment, including 
        metal detectors; and
            ``(2) training security personnel.
    ``(b) Applications.--Each local educational agency desiring to 
receive assistance under this section shall submit an application to 
the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing or 
accompanied by such information as the Secretary may reasonably 
require.
    ``(c) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized to be 
appropriated to carry out this section $100,000,000 for each of the 
fiscal years 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999.''.

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