Skip to Content

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2933        FILED ON: 1/14/2009

HOUSE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 478

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

_______________

PRESENTED BY:

Robert L. Rice, Jr.

_______________

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act establishing a personal finance curriculum.

______________ _

PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Robert L. Rice, Jr.

2nd Worcester

Michael F. Rush

10th Suffolk

Allen J. McCarthy

7th Plymouth

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Stephen R. Canessa

12th Bristol

Jennifer M. Callahan

18th Worcester


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

_______________

In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

_______________



 

An Act establishing a personal finance curriculum.



              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. In order to educate students in the area of personal finance so that they have the tools and skills necessary to make informed decisions regarding their personal finances, the depar tment of education shall develop a curriculum encompassing all aspects of personal finances, including but not limited to, credit, mortgages, credit cards, and all other forms of debt, savings, interest, investments and other components of this subject.

SE CTION 2.   The department shall integrate this curriculum into existing social studies curriculums within 3 years of enactment.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Error