Introduced by Rep. Peter Lucido (R) on February 3, 2015 To add a civics component to the state high school graduation requirements. Students would be required to pass a test comprised of questions identical to some or all those of those on the civics portion of the U.S. citizenship naturalization test. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on February 3, 2015
Reported in the House on April 28, 2016 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Tom Cochran (D) on May 26, 2016 To require legilsators to take the same test and publish their scores.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 26, 2016