A bill authorizing local school boards to allow teachers, staff or volunteers to be armed has cleared the state legislature and is headed to Governor Dennis Daugaard (R).  House Bill 1087, introduced by state Representative Scott Craig (R-33) and cosponsored by more than 25 other legislators, passed in the state House by a 42-to 27 vote.  The state Senate approved an amended version of HB 1087 by a 21 to 14 vote, and the House concurred with the Senate amendments by a 40-19 vote.

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