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HF 4494

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 04/28/2020 01:08pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to
article I; establishing rights of a parent in the education of their child.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginCONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED.
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new text begin An amendment to the Minnesota Constitution is proposed to the people. If the amendment
is adopted, a section shall be added to article I, to read:
new text end

new text begin Sec. 18. new text end

new text begin The liberty of a parent to direct the education of their child is fundamental and
includes the right to choose, as an alternative to public education, a private, religious, or
home school, and the right to make reasonable choices within a public school for their child.
The state must not infringe these rights.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginSUBMISSION TO VOTERS.
new text end

new text begin The proposed amendment must be submitted to the people at the 2020 general election.
The question submitted must be:
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new text begin "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that the liberty of a parent to
direct the education of their child is fundamental and includes the right to choose, as an
alternative to public education, a private, religious, or home school, and the right to make
reasonable choices within a public school for their child, and that the state must not infringe
these rights?
new text end

new text begin Yes .
new text end
new text begin No .
new text end
new text begin "
new text end