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SD House Votes To Ease Student Drug Suspensions

March 11, 2014, 3:44 PM

SD House Votes To Ease Student Drug Suspensions
PIERRE, SD -

The South Dakota House has voted 48-20 to approve a bill that would reduce the time some students caught with drugs are suspended from sports and other school activities.

The Senate now will decide whether to accept a minor change made by the House.

Current law requires that students convicted of a first drug offense be suspended from school activities for one year, but the suspension can be cut to 60 school days if they get counseling or treatment. Repeat offenders are permanently banned from activities.

The bill would cut the suspension for a first drug offense to 30 calendar days if a student gets assessed by an addiction counselor. Students convicted a second time could cut suspensions to 60 days by getting treatment.

Students also must miss some events.

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