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SB 416: High School Graduation Requirements


High School Graduation Requirements; Revising the required credits for certain students for a standard high school diploma to include one-half credit of instruction in civics and seven and one-half, rather than eight, credits in electives; requiring certain students to correctly answer a minimum number of questions on a test identical to the civics portion of the naturalization test used by the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2019 Senate • Filed
2/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 61
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 61
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education