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SB-254 Public schools: September 11th Remembrance Day.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 07/16/2021 09:00 PM
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Senate Bill No. 254
CHAPTER 102

An act to add Section 37222.21 to the Education Code, relating to public schools.

[ Approved by Governor  July 16, 2021. Filed with Secretary of State  July 16, 2021. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 254, Borgeas. Public schools: September 11th Remembrance Day.
Existing law designates particular days each year as having special significance and encourages all public schools and educational institutions to observe those days and to conduct suitable commemorative exercises on those days.
This bill would designate and set apart September 11 each year as September 11th Remembrance Day, a day having special significance. The bill would encourage, when September 11th Remembrance Day falls on a schoolday, each public elementary and secondary school to observe a moment of silence at an appropriate time while school is in session.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 37222.21 is added to the Education Code, to read:

37222.21.
 (a) September 11 of each year is designated and set apart as September 11th Remembrance Day, a day having special significance pursuant to Section 37222.
(b) When September 11th Remembrance Day falls on a schoolday, each public elementary and secondary school is encouraged to observe a moment of silence at an appropriate time while school is in session.