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Full Text of HB2977  100th General Assembly

HB2977sam001 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Filed: 5/24/2017

 

 


 

 


 
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 2977

2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2977 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
 
4    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
527-20.7 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/27-20.7 new)
7    Sec. 27-20.7. Cursive writing. Beginning with the
82018-2019 school year, public elementary schools shall offer at
9least one unit of instruction in cursive writing. School
10districts shall, by policy, determine at what grade level or
11levels students are to be offered cursive writing, provided
12that such instruction must be offered before students complete
13grade 5.
 
14    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
152018.".