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First Substitute H.B. 43
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 school districts from further participation in the No Child Left Behind Act
15 of 2001.
16 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
18 Other Special Clauses:
19 This bill provides an immediate effective date.
20 Utah Code Sections Affected:
22 53A-1-410, Utah Code Annotated 1953
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 -- Limited by funding.
27 The State Board of Education and school districts may not enter into a contract or other
28 agreement or otherwise further participate in the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001," except
29 where there is adequate federal funding.
30 Section 2. Effective date.
31 If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect
32 upon approval by the governor, or the day following the constitutional time limit of Utah
33 Constitution Article VII, Section 8, without the governor's signature, or in the case of a veto,
34 the date of veto override.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-9-04 8:35 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.