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  • NJ A3396
  • Requires financial literacy instruction to pupils enrolled in grades kindergarten through eight.
Introduced
(3/3/2016)
In Committee
(12/5/2016)
Crossed Over
(11/21/2016)
PassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill directs the State Board of Education to require that a school district provide in each of the grades kindergarten through eight financial literacy instruction to pupils enrolled in those grades. The purpose of the instruction will be to provide elementary and middle school students with the basic financial literacy necessary for sound financial decision-making. The instruction must meet the requirements established by the State board and must: be appropriate to, and reflect the age and comprehension of, the students enrolled in the particular grade level; and include content on budgeting, savings, credit, debt, insurance, investment, and other issues associated with personal financial responsibility as determined by the State board.
Education, 2nd Reading in the Assembly, Passed Assembly
Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee  (on 12/5/2016)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
12/5/2016 S Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee
11/21/2016 A Passed by the Assembly (58-10-3)
10/7/2016 A Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Greenwald)
6/20/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
6/20/2016 Assembly Education Hearing (10:00 6/20/2016 Committee Room 16, 4th Floor)
3/3/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 11/21/2016 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 58 10 11
Detail 6/20/2016 Assembly Education Committee: Reported Favorably 9 0 2