SJR 44 Proposes a constitutional amendment to eliminate the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Department of Higher Education and instead create a new Department of Education
Sponsor: Shields
LR Number: 5296S.04P Fiscal Note: 5296-04P.ORG
Committee: General Laws
Last Action: 5/6/2010 - Hearing Conducted H Higher Education Committee Journal Page:
Title: SS SJR 44 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Upon voter approval
House Handler: Thomson

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SS/SJR 44 - This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, would eliminate the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Department of Higher Education, and the Coordinating Board for Higher Education. It also creates the Department of Education.