OLR Bill Analysis

HB 5184

AN ACT CONCERNING DISSECTION CHOICE.

SUMMARY:

This bill requires a local or regional school district to excuse any student from participating in or observing an animal dissection as part of classroom instruction if he or she makes a written request.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2012

COMMITTEE ACTION

Select Committee on Children

Joint Favorable Change of Reference

Yea

8

Nay

0

(03/08/2012)

Education Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

31

Nay

0

(03/23/2012)