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ENROLLED


H. B. 2837


(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Kiss, and Delegates
Campbell, R. M. Thompson and Perry)

[Passed April 7, 2005 in effect ninety days from passage .]




AN ACT to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-2-7c, relating to directing the State Board of Education to develop a program of instruction on personal finance that may be integrated into the curriculum in the secondary schools.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-2-7c, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

§18-2-7c. Program in personal finance.

(a) The Legislature finds and declares that persons with an understanding of personal finance are better prepared to manage their money and that providing a personal finance program in secondary schools in West Virginia will prepare students to handle their finances.
(b) To provide students a basic understanding of personal finance, the State Board shall develop a program of instruction on personal finance which may be integrated into the curriculum of an appropriate existing course or courses for students in secondary schools.
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