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          Date of Hearing:   February 25, 2016

                             ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON RULES

                                    Gordon, Chair

                   36 (O'Donnell) - As Introduced  February 11, 2016

          SUBJECT:  Read Across America Day

          SUMMARY:   Recognizes March 2, 2016, as "Read Across America  
          Day."  Specifically, this resolution makes the following  
          legislative findings:

          1)Reading is the building block to learning and the foundation  
            for future success.

          2)"Read Across America" is a national celebration in honor of  
            Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2 that promotes literacy,  
            reading, and adult involvement in the education of pupils.

          3)To celebrate the joy of reading, pupils, parents, teachers,  
            sports figures, celebrities, firefighters, and business and  
            community leaders are taking part in "Read Across America"  
            events throughout the nation.

          4)On March 2, 2016, the National Education Association, the  
            California Teachers Association, local schools, libraries,  
            bookstores, businesses, and other community organizations will  
            commemorate "Read Across America Day."

          FISCAL EFFECT:  None



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          Analysis Prepared by:Nicole Willis / RLS. / (916) 319-2800