ASSEMBLY, No. 1114

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2016 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman† SHEILA Y. OLIVER

District 34 (Essex and Passaic)

Assemblywoman† MILA M. JASEY

District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Assemblywoman† CLEOPATRA G. TUCKER

District 28 (Essex)

Assemblyman† RALPH R. CAPUTO

District 28 (Essex)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblyman McKeon, Assemblywomen Spencer, Pintor Marin, Sumter, Assemblyman Wimberly and Assemblywoman McKnight

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Requires school districts to provide instruction on interacting with law enforcement as part of Core Curriculum Content Standards in Social Studies.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† Introduced Pending Technical Review by Legislative Counsel.

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An Act concerning the Core Curriculum Content Standards 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.††† Beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, each school district shall incorporate instruction on interacting with a law enforcement official in a manner marked by mutual cooperation and respect as part of the districtís implementation of the Core Curriculum Content Standards in Social Studies.† The instruction shall be included in an appropriate place in the curriculum of elementary school, middle school, and high school students.† The instruction shall provide students with information on:

†††† a.†††† the role and responsibilities of† a law enforcement official in providing for public safety; and

†††† b.††† an individualís responsibilities to comply with a† directive from a law enforcement official.†

 

†††† 2.††† This act shall take effect immediately.†

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† This bill requires school districts to provide instruction on interacting with law enforcement in a manner marked by mutual cooperation and respect as part of the implementation of the Core Curriculum Content Standards in Social Studies, beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.† The instruction must provide students with information on: the role and responsibilities of† a law enforcement official in providing for public safety; and an individualís responsibilities to comply with a† directive from a law enforcement official.†