S478 GENERAL BILL by Sobel (Identical H 0193)
High School Graduation Requirements/Health Ed. [SPSC]; Provides for a
mandatory one-half credit in health education, independent of physical
education credit requirements, for high school students. Provides a
waiver for students who request to take and successfully complete a
health education assessment developed by the Department of Education.
Reduces the number of credits in elective courses. EFFECTIVE DATE:
10/20/09 SENATE Filed
12/09/09 SENATE Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Health Regulation;
Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations
03/02/10 SENATE Introduced, referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Health
Regulation; Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations -SJ 00040
04/30/10 SENATE Died in Committee on Education Pre-K - 12
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