View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 16

Senator HEMBREE proposed the following amendment (WAB\16C003.RT.WAB21):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 1, Section 59-29-17, by striking the first undesignated paragraph and inserting:

/ "Section 59-29-17.Each student attending a public high school in this State, including a charter school, shall complete a one-half credit course of study in basic personal finance as a requirement for high school graduation in place of existing economics coursework requirements; however, a separate one-half credit course in economics may still be offered by each school, including charter schools, that enrolls high school students. /

Amend the bill further, SECTION 1, by striking Section 59-29-17(D) and inserting:

/ (D) This section applies to any student entering ninth grade beginning in the 2023-2024 School Year." /

Amend the bill further by striking SECTION 3 and inserting:

/ SECTION 3. This act takes effect July 1, 2023. /