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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6513

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 2662

 

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Referred to Committee on EDUCATION

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. HAMPTON, 16th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

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

That title 10 of the general statutes be amended to require the Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Banking, to (1) develop a financial literacy curriculum that includes, but is not limited to, the use of credit cards and debit cards, and (2) develop a plan to require that every student in high school complete a financial literacy course during his or her senior year.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure that high school students receive instruction, information and guidance on financial literacy.