BIGGERT, HOLBROOK AND BOLAND.
SCH CD-ORGAN-TISSUE DONOR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Requires each school district
maintaining grades 9 and 10 to include in its curriculum and teach to
the students of either such grade one unit of instruction on
organ/tissue donor and transplantation programs. Requires the
regional superintendent of schools to make available to those
districts information and data that the districts may use in
developing the required unit of instruction. Provides that each
school board determines the minimum amount of instructional time that
qualifies as the required unit of instruction. Effective July 1,
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Authorizes a school district to include in its curriculum and
teach to students in grade 9 or 10 (instead of requiring it to include
in its curriculum and teach to those students) a unit of instruction
on organ/tissue donor and transplantation programs.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (State Board of Education)
There will be little cost associated with this bill.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (SBE)
No change from SBE fiscal note, amended.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds that a student is not required to take or participate in the
instructional program if a parent or guardian files a written
objection on constitutional grounds. Provides that a student's refusal
to take or participate in the instruction on those grounds is not
reason for the student's suspension, expulsion, or academic penalty.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0635
Last action date: 98-07-24
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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