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Regards student religious expression 
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Long Title To amend sections 3313.601, 3314.02, 3314.03, 3326.11, 3328.24, and 3781.1010 and to enact sections 3320.01, 3320.02, 3320.03, and 3323.10 of the Revised Code and to amend Sections 265.210 and 265.335 of H.B. 166 of the 133rd General Assembly, as subsequently amended, Sections 16 and 17 of H.B. 197 of the 133rd General Assembly, and Section 7 of S.B. 216 of the 132nd General Assembly regarding student religious expression, regarding retention under the Third Grade Reading Guarantee for the 2020-2021 school year, to make changes to education law for the 2020-2021 school year in response to implications of COVID-19, to require the Department of Education to make an additional payment in fiscal year 2020 or 2021 to certain city, local, exempted village, and joint vocational school districts that experience a decrease in the taxable value of the district's utility tangible personal property and have at least one power plant in their territories, to permit a person to serve on more than five community school governing authorities under certain conditions, to extend until November 30, 2022, the moratorium on the building code requirement for storm shelters for school construction projects, to make changes regarding the Quality Community School Support Program, to provide an additional payment for fiscal year 2020 to school districts that experience a specified reduction in funding, to entitle the act the "Ohio Student Religious Liberties Act of 2019," to make an appropriation, and to declare an emergency.


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September 18, 2020
Emergency and appropriations: effective 6/19/2020; certain provisions effective 9/18/2020
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