2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: LaRock
DEI and Critical Race Theory Expenditure Reporting (language only)

Item 137 #22h

Item 137 #22h

Direct Aid to Public Education


Page 174, after line 13, insert:

"32.  The Department of Education and each school division shall disclose information about programs related to diversity, equity and inclusion and projects and initiatives related to critical race theory.  The Department and school divisions shall submit a description of the program, project, or initiative, relevant staff positions, expenditures, including the amount provided through state aid.  The Department shall compile such information into a report that shall be submitted no later than October 1 annually to the Department of Planning and Budget and the Chairs of the House Appropriations, House Education, Senate Finance and Appropriations and Senate Education and Health Committees."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)