Chapter 208
2015 -- S 0459 SUBSTITUTE A
Enacted 07/10/2015

A N   A C T

Introduced By: Senator Roger Picard
Date Introduced: February 26, 2015

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Chapter 16-22 of the General Laws entitled "Curriculum" is hereby
amended by adding thereto the following section:
     16-22-27. Availability of instruction in musical performance education. – All
secondary public schools, including middle schools, or any other secondary schools managed
and controlled by the state, are strongly encouraged to offer as a part of the curriculum, courses in
performing arts, including musical ensembles, such as band, chorus, orchestra, and other
performance ensembles, with emphasis upon development of aesthetic appreciation and the skills
of creative expression.
     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on July 1, 2015.
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