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Committee Bill No. 5530

January Session, 2011


LCO No. 3306



Referred to Committee on Select Committee on Children


Introduced by:





Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2011) No local or regional school district shall require students raising a conscientious objection to perform dissections on any animal as part of classroom instruction.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2011

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To allow students to conscientiously object to performing animal dissections in the classroom.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]


REP. URBAN, 43rd Dist.

H.B. 5530