OLR Bill Analysis

HB 5530

AN ACT CONCERNING DISSECTION CHOICE.

SUMMARY:

This bill prohibits a local or regional school board from requiring any student who raises a conscientious objection to perform animal dissection as part of his or her classroom instruction.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2011

COMMITTEE ACTION

Select Committee on Children

Joint Favorable

Yea

11

Nay

1

(03/03/2011)

Education Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

30

Nay

2

(03/17/2011)