2007 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Prior Year Introduction As: SB 756/06
Sponsored By:
Senators Exum, Conway, Dyson, Gladden, Hooper, and Lenett
Education - Alcohol and Drug Testing for Pupils in Public or Private Schools


Requiring specified public school and private or parochial school officials to implement a policy of alcohol and drug testing, under specified conditions, for high school pupils; specifying that the testing is permitted only on the basis of a reasonable suspicion of unlawful use; requiring school officials to provide notice to specified persons of the alcohol and drug testing policy, to maintain specified test results as confidential medical records, and to grant access to the records only to specified persons; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator J. Robert Hooper, District 35
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Substance Abuse
Chemical Tests
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Substance Abuse
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Education, Boards of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Local Government Mandates
Private Schools
Public Schools
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Substance Abuse

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 5-101 )
( 7-308 , 7-411 , 7-411.1 , 7-412 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered