View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3508 The Committee on Education and Public Works proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 3508 (COUNCIL\WAB\3508C001.AGM.WAB17):

Reference is to the resolution as introduced.

Amend the joint resolution, as and if amended, by deleting all after the enacting words and inserting:

/ SECTION      1.      Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-425(A) regarding the opening date for students to attend public schools, a local school board may choose Thursday, August 17, 2017, as the opening date for students attending schools in the district. Schools that open prior to the third Monday in August must provide grade appropriate science, mathematics, and other relevant instruction to students regarding the solar eclipse. Students must be provided the opportunity to safely observe the eclipse prior to and during totality. These provisions only apply to the 2017-2018 School Year.

SECTION      2.      This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /

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