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General Assembly



January Session, 2009

LCO No. 5952



Offered by:


REP. CAFERO, 142nd Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 899

File No. 680

Cal. No.

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 10-16e of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

No student shall be required by any local or regional board of education to participate in any such family life program or any program of instruction concerning marriage which may be offered within such public schools. A written notification to the local or regional board by the student's parent or legal guardian shall be sufficient to exempt the student from such program in its entirety or from any portion thereof so specified by the parent or legal guardian. "