SB498 HFAT Ellington 3-10

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Delegate Ellington moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Senate Bill No. 498 -- A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated 18-2-9b; all relating to prohibiting a school district, a public charter school, the West Virginia Board of Education, the West Virginia Department of Education, or any employee of the aforementioned entities, within the scope of his or her employment, from requiring or otherwise compelling a student, teacher, administrator, or other employee to affirm, adopt or adhere to certain specified concepts; limiting prohibitions; providing that complaints may be filed pursuant to current state board policy; requiring reports of substantiated complaints to the Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability annually; and allowing the state board to promulgate rules.