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HB 1403: Pledge of Allegiance

GENERAL BILL by Broxson ; Hill ; Narain ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Albritton ; Costello ; Drake

Pledge of Allegiance; Requires written notice of student's right not to participate in the pledge of allegiance to be included in specific publication; provides student may be excused from certain actions associated with pledge; requires unexcused students to show full respect to flag during pledge.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/12/2016 House • Filed
    • Introduced -HJ 118
    1/15/2016 House • Referred to K-12 Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 230
    1/28/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- K-12 Subcommittee, 02/01/16, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
    2/1/2016 House • Favorable by K-12 Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 363
    • Now in Education Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 363
    2/5/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/09/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
    2/9/2016 House • Favorable by Education Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 414
    • Now in Education Committee -HJ 414
    2/15/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/17/16, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
    2/17/2016 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 484
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 484
    3/11/2016 House • Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)

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  • HB 1403, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/12/2016 at 8:49 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   K-12 Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/1/2016 (pdf)
    Education Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/9/2016 (pdf)
    Education Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/17/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7029 (er) Education Choice and Innovation Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/14/2016 Chapter No. 2016-237, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62)
    Location: Became Law
    S 1600 Pledge of Allegiance Evers Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Education Pre-K - 12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: In committee/council (ED)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.44 Patriotic programs; rules. Page 1 (pdf)

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