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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2254 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relative to financial literacy in schools

The committee on Education to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 258) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Bruce E. Tarr and James M. Cantwell relative to mandating a curriculum in the public schools on personal financial literacy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 275) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Robert M. Koczera, Barbara L'Italien, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to high school financial literacy education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 279) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 345) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to financial literacy programs in schools; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 349) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to establishing a personal financial literacy curriculum in schools; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 390) of Danielle W. Gregoire relative to including personal financial literacy in the math curriculum for all school grade levels; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 507) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish a curriculum on personal financial literacy in the public schools and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 512) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others relative to establishing a personal finance, civic responsibility and general legal high school social studies curriculum,- reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2254).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Education
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to increase the personal financial literacy of students in the Commonwealth, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public [Emergency Preamble Context].

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.2254
Date Branch Action
4/28/2016 Senate Reported from the committee on Education
4/28/2016 Senate New draft of H345, H349, H390, H507, H512, S258, S275 and S279
4/28/2016 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
1/3/2017 Senate No further action taken

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