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  • NJ A3879
  • Requires school district to adopt policy allowing students in grades 9 through 12 who participate in certain interscholastic extracurricular activities to earn varsity letter.
Introduced
(6/2/2016)
In Committee
(6/20/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill requires a school district that includes any of the grades 9 through 12 to adopt a policy to provide that a student enrolled in those grades who participates in any school-sponsored, interscholastic extracurricular activity that includes competitions in which the student competes against students enrolled in schools outside of the district may be eligible to earn a varsity letter awarded by the district. There is a long history of high schools awarding varsity letters to students who participate in "traditional" sports programs. This bill allows students who participate in other forms of competition against students in schools outside of their district to also earn varsity letters.
Education, 2nd Reading in the Assembly, Substituted by another Bill
Substituted by S2398 (1R)  (on 3/23/2017)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
3/23/2017 A Substituted by S2398 (1R)
6/20/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
6/20/2016 Assembly Education Hearing (10:00 6/20/2016 Committee Room 16, 4th Floor)
6/2/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 6/20/2016 Assembly Education Committee: Reported with Amendments 9 0 2