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H.B. 43

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NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND OPT OUT

             2     
2004 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Sponsor: Margaret Dayton

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             6      LONG TITLE
             7      General Description:
             8          This bill modifies the State System of Public Education by prohibiting any further
             9      participation in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    prohibits the State Board of Education from further participation in the No Child
             13      Left Behind Act of 2001; and
             14          .    prohibits local school districts from further participation in the No Child Left
             15      Behind Act of 2001.
             16      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          None
             18      Other Special Clauses:
             19          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2004.
             20      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             21      ENACTS:
             22          53A-1-410, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             23     
             24      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             25          Section 1. Section 53A-1-410 is enacted to read:
             26          53A-1-410. Participation in No Child Left Behind prohibited.
             27          The State Board of Education and local school districts may not enter into a contract or


             28      other agreement or otherwise further participate in the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001."
             29          Section 2. Effective date.
             30          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2004.




Legislative Review Note
    as of 11-20-03 1:03 PM


A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel


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