§16-2.1-1  Civic education commission. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE16/16-2.1/16-2.1-1.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 16

Education

CHAPTER 16-2.1

Civic Education Commission

SECTION 16-2.1-1



   § 16-2.1-1  Civic education commission.

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There is hereby created a permanent commission to be known as the Rhode Island

Permanent Commission on Civic Education to consist of twenty-four (24) members;

three (3) of whom shall be from the house of representatives, not more than two

(2) from the same political party, to be appointed by the speaker; three (3) of

whom shall be from the senate, not more than two (2) from the same political

party, to be appointed by the senate president; one of whom shall be the Rhode

Island secretary of state, or designee; two (2) of whom shall be teachers or

representatives of teachers, one of whom shall be a member of the National

Education Association of Rhode Island, to be appointed by the speaker, and one

of whom shall be a member of the American Federation of Teachers, to be

appointed by the senate president; one of whom shall be a member of the

Superintendent's Association, or Principal's Association, to be appointed by

the speaker; one of whom shall be the director of the Rhode Island Historical

Society, or designee; one of whom shall be the Rhode Island state archivist, or

designee; one of whom shall be the commissioner of elementary and secondary

education, or designee; one of whom shall be the director of legislative press

and public information bureau, or designee; one of whom shall be from the Black

Heritage Society, to be appointed by the speaker; one of whom shall be from the

International Institute of Rhode Island to be appointed by the senate

president; and one of whom shall be a school librarian/media specialist to be

appointed by the speaker; one of whom shall be a teacher at a parochial/private

school institution to be appointed by the speaker; one of whom shall be the

director of museum and program at the Rhode Island Heritage Harbor Museum, or

designee; one of whom shall be the director of Rhode Island Committee for the

Humanities, or designee; one of whom shall be the director of the Pell Center

for International Relations and Public Policy, or designee; one of whom shall

be the director of the Rhode Island Latino Civic Fund, or designee; and one of

whom shall be the executive director of the Civics First Organization, or

designee; and one of whom shall be the director of the Center for Civic

Education, or designee.



History of Section.

(P.L. 2001, ch. 388, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 477, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch.

543, § 1.)