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Pennsylvania House of Representatives

House Committee Roll Call Votes

Committee EDUCATION Date April 9, 2018
Bill/Resolution HB564 PN0589 A06073 Type of Motion Adopt Amendment
Maker of Motion Rep. O'Neill Seconded by Rep. Gillen
Brief Description Amends the bill to require a school entity to administer a locally developed assessment regarding civics education. A school entity may use the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services test instead of a locally developed assessment. Removes graduation requirement and requires school entity to issue a certificate of recognition to students who attain a passing grade. Further requires PDE to conduct an electronic survey of school entities concerning assessment of civics education.

Majority Members

Hickernell, David S. - Chair
Brown, Rosemary M.
English, Harold A.
Fee, Mindy
Gillen, Mark M.
Grove, Seth M.
Hill, Kristin
Lewis, Harry
McGinnis, John D.
O'Neill, Bernie
Quigley, Thomas J.
Rapp, Kathy L.
Reese, Mike
Staats, Craig T.
Tallman, Will
Tobash, Mike

Minority Members

Roebuck, James R. - Chair
Gainey, Ed
Hill-Evans, Carol
Kim, Patty
Longietti, Mark
Madden, Maureen E.
McCarter, Stephen
Miller, Dan L.
Mullery, Gerald J.
Schlossberg, Michael H.
Solomon, Jared G.

Vote Summary

YEAS: 26
NV: 1