SB 918: Civic Education
GENERAL BILL by Brandes
Civic Education; Requiring the Commissioner of Education to develop minimum criteria for a nonpartisan civic literacy practicum for high school students, beginning with a specified school year; authorizing students to apply the hours they devote to practicum activities to certain community service requirements; requiring the State Board of Education to designate certain high schools as Freedom Schools, based on criteria the board establishes relating to students’ civic learning and civic engagement, etc.
• Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 70
• Introduced -SJ 70
• On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/21/20, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 153
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 02/13/20, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 307
• Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/20 -SJ 550
• Read 2nd time -SJ 542
• Read 3rd time -SJ 542
• Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 542
• In Messages
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages
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