2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

Commission on Civics Education (language only)

Item 136 #2c

Item 136 #2c

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Department Of Education, Central Office Operations

Page 106, after line 39, insert:
"D. The Department of Education is authorized to use available balances up to $81,000 each year for expenses associated with the Commission on Civics Education, established pursuant to Chapter 786, 2005 Acts of Assembly."

(This amendment allows the Department of Education to use available balances for the Commission on Civics Education, which was originally established in fiscal year 2006 pursuant to Chapter 786, 2005 Acts of Assembly. The three main purposes of the advisory commission are to further the education of students on the importance of citizen involvement in a representative democracy, to promote the study of state and local government among the citizens, and to enhance communication and collaboration among organizations that conduct civic education programs.)