Sensible drug testing bill receives hearing
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From: Carl William Spitzer IV
To: Patrick List
Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 6:27 PM
Subject: [patrickcrusade] California: Sensible drug testing bill receives hearing
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 15:10:15 -0500
TO: California residents*
FROM: Karen O'Keefe, MPP legislative analyst
DATE: Saturday, March 27, 2004
SUBJECT: Sensible drug testing bill receives hearing
Isn't it time we stop treating our children as criminals and forcing them to take drug tests without just cause?
A bill in the California Senate, S.B. 1386, would stop
suspicionless drug testing of students and put other sensible restrictions
On Tuesday, testimony was taken on S.B. 1386 in the Committee on Education and Health and Human Services. The committee will complete the hearing and vote on the bill on Wednesday, March 31. So this is the perfect time for your legislators to hear from you: Please ask them to support S.B. 1386.
Please take a few moments to visit http://www.mpp.org/CA/action.html
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S.B. 1386, sponsored by Sen. John Vasconcellos (D-Senate District 13), would also prohibit drug testing without a parent's prior written consent. S.B. 1386 recognizes students' right to privacy, and it would prevent wasteful and ineffective spending on random drug tests. For the full text of the bill, see http://www.mpp.org/CA/bills_847.html .
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