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2015 House Bill 4136: Add immigration citizenship questions to high school graduation requirements

Public Act 391 of 2016

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
Received in the Senate on June 1, 2016
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on June 1, 2016
Reported in the Senate on December 8, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on December 15, 2016
Passed 105 to 2 in the House on December 15, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2016

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