Date of enactment: February 11, 2010
2009 Assembly Bill 236 Date of publication*: February 25, 2010
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2007-08 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to amend 118.33 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes; relating to: high school science credits.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
114,1 Section 1. 118.33 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
118.33 (1) (a) 1. In the high school grades, at least 4 credits of English including writing composition, 3 credits of social studies including state and local government, 2 credits of mathematics, 2 credits of science and 1.5 credits of physical education. The school board shall award a pupil a science credit for successfully completing in the high school grades each course in agriculture that the department has determined qualifies as science according to criteria established by the department.
114,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to agriculture courses completed during the 2009-10 school year.