Drug-free school zone bill heads to full Senate
March 1, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation strengthening Oklahoma’s drug-free school zones is headed to the full Senate. Senate Bill 1674, by Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, would make it a felony to purchase or possess methamphetamine, heroin or cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school.
“When a parent sends their child to school, they should be worried about whether they do well on their test or make the basketball team, not whether their child is being exposed to meth, heroin or some other dangerous drug,” Murdock said. “Someone who thinks nothing of selling or possessing drugs within mere feet of...