Assemblywoman VALERIE VAINIERI HUTTLE
District 37 (Bergen)
Assemblywoman MARY PAT ANGELINI
District 11 (Monmouth)
Assemblywoman MILA M. JASEY
District 27 (Essex and Morris)
Assemblymen Gusciora and Eustace
Recognizes American Sign Language as a world language for meeting high school graduation requirements.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
An Act concerning world language graduation requirements and supplementing chapter 35 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, American Sign Language shall be recognized as a world language for the purpose of meeting any State or local world language requirement for high school graduation.
2. This act shall take effect on July 1 of the first school year following enactment.
This bill provides that American Sign Language would be recognized as a world language for the purpose of meeting any State or local world language requirement for high school graduation.