H.R.987 - Gun-Free Schools Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 02/18/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/04/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (02/18/1993)
[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [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. _______________________________________________________________________ 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 _______________________________________________________________________ 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.''. <all>