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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 175         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 252

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James E. Timilty

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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 adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the teaching of American Sign Language.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James E. Timilty

 

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 175        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 252

By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 252) of James E. Timilty, Christine E. Canavan and George T. Ross for legislation to teach American Sign language.  Education.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 287 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the teaching of American Sign Language.
 

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

              Section 2B of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official edition, is hereby amended by striking out the last sentence and inserting in place thereof the following:- “School committees shall credit such courses toward satisfaction of foreign language requirements, provided that the courses shall meet the standards for all other foreign language courses that the district offers for credit.”

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