SB 197 Prohibits public school athletic teams from participating in athletic tournaments held in municipalities tolerant of marijuana usage
Sponsor: Gross
LR Number: 0942S.02I Fiscal Note: 0942-02
Committee: Education
Last Action: 2/15/2005 - Hearing Conducted S Education Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2005

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Current Bill Summary

SB 197 - Under the provisions of this act, no elementary or secondary educational institution that receives any state funds whatsoever shall participate in any sporting event or athletic tournament held within the city limits of any municipality with certain public policies regarding marijuana.

The policies specified within the act include ordinances allowing for the use marijuana for medicinal purposes or ordinances limiting misdemeanor marijuana possession fines to two hundred fifty dollars.