92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB3976
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Short description: 
SCH CD-NATION'S FOUNDING DOCS                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the  School  Code.  Requires  the  nation's  founding  and      
   related  documents  to  be taught in all public high schools. Provides      
   that a public high school student may not  receive  a  certificate  of      
   graduation  without  passing  a satisfactory examination of his or her      
   knowledge of  the  Declaration  of  Independence,  the  United  States      
   Constitution,  and  the  Federalist  Papers. Requires the testing of a      
   student's knowledge of these documents to be included  in  the  social      
   sciences area of the Prairie State Achievement Examination. Amends the      
   State  Mandates  Act  to require implementation without reimbursement.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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