Bill Summary for H 588 (2011-2012)

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Jun 15 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 588 (Public) Filed Monday, April 4, 2011
Intro. by Brubaker.

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Senate amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Amends GS 115C-81(g)(1) by restoring language deleted in previous edition that describes the required civic literacy curriculum as including teaching of the nation’s founding and related documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution and its amendments, and the most important of the Federalist Papers. Amends GS 115C-81(g)(1)b. by deleting “money with intrinsic value” as being among America’s Founding Principles and renumbering the remaining provisions accordingly, and deleting “entangling alliances with none,” contained in the principle of “peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations.” Amends GS 115C-81(g)(4) and (5) by restoring language deleted in the previous edition referencing amendments to the United States Constitution and ensuring that the civic literacy curriculum content must include a review of the contributions made by Americans of all races.