Bill Text For SJR0009 - Senate Floor Version

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  |                          February 27, 2017                            |
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  |RESOLUTION NO. 9                     By: Dahm of the Senate            |
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  |       A Joint Resolution directing the State Board of                 |
10|       Education to review certain standards; requiring that           |
  |       the standards include certain civics content; and               |
11|       directing distribution.                                         |
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14|    WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 11-103.6a-1 of Title 70 of the        |
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15|Oklahoma Statutes, the Legislature has the authority to approve in     |
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16|whole or in part, disapprove in whole or in part or amend in whole     |
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17|or in part the subject matter standards adopted by the State Board     |
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18|of Education and submitted to the President Pro Tempore of the         |
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19|Senate or a designee and the Speaker of the House of Representatives   |
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20|or a designee for legislative review; and                              |
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21|    WHEREAS, the subject matter standards are required by Section      |
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22|11-103.6 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes to prepare all           |
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23|students for active citizenship.                                       |
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 1|    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF      |
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 2|REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 1ST SESSION OF THE 56TH OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE:   |
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 3|    SECTION 1.  The State Board of Education shall review the social   |
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 4|studies subject matter standards and incorporate into the standards    |
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 5|civics participation to include but not be limited to the content of   |
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 6|the civics portion of the naturalization test used by the United       |
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 7|States Citizenship and Immigration Services.                           |
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 8|    SECTION 2.  The Secretary of State is hereby directed to           |
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 9|distribute copies of this resolution to the State Board of Education   |
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10|and the Superintendent of Public Instruction.                          |
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11|COMMITTEE REPORT BY: COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION                            |
  |February 27, 2017 - DO PASS AS AMENDED                                 |
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