2019 Senate Bill 52 - Senate Education

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FOURTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2019  

893B0102   SENATE EDUCATION ENGROSSED    NO.  SB 52 -  1/22/2019  

Introduced by:    Senators Bolin, Curd, Ewing, Jensen (Phil), Klumb, Kolbeck, Langer, Maher, Nesiba, Novstrup, Otten (Ernie), Rusch, Solano, Stalzer, and Steinhauer and Representatives Deutsch, Anderson, Beal, Chase, Duvall, Glanzer, Greenfield (Lana), Hansen, Jensen (Kevin), Peterson (Sue), Rasmussen, Steele, Wiese, and Zikmund
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide for the addition of a half unit of civics education to the units of credit required for high school graduation.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 13-1 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    The Board of Education Standards, in rules promulgated pursuant to ยง 13-1-12.1, shall include a half unit of civics education in the units of credit required for high school graduation. The board shall provide that the required half unit of civics education takes effect on July 1, 2022, and be in addition to the half unit of United States government required for high school graduation in effect on June 30, 2019. The board shall provide that a student may fulfill the requirement for a half unit of civics education by taking a full unit of United States government.


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