SB 436: Religious Expression in Public Schools
Religious Expression in Public Schools; Citing this act as the "Florida Student and School Personnel Religious Liberties Act"; Prohibiting a school district from discriminating against students, parents, or school personnel on the basis of religious viewpoints or expression; prohibiting penalty or reward for a student’s religious expression in coursework, artwork, or other specified assignments; requiring a school district to comply with the federal requirements in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, etc.
Last Action: 3/23/2017 Senate - Passed; YEAS 23 NAYS 13 -SJ 242
Location: First Passage
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/23/2017 Senate • Filed
2/1/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Judiciary -SJ 68
2/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/06/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/6/2017 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 147
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 147
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 68
3/9/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/14/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/14/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 4 -SJ 181
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 181
3/16/2017 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/21/17
3/21/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 233
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/23/2017 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 241
• Passed; YEAS 23 NAYS 13 -SJ 242
SB 436, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/23/2017 at 3:20 PM
Bill Text: Web Page PDF Analyses: Education (Pre-Meeting) 3/3/2017 (pdf)
Education (Post-Meeting) 3/6/2017 (pdf)
Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/13/2017 (pdf)
Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/14/2017 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills H 303 (c1) Religious Expression in Public Schools Daniels, Williams Compare Last Action: 3/23/2017 H Placed on Calendar -HJ 454
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Floor Amendments (1)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format 579438 - Amendment (Delete All)
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Committee Votes (2)
Date Committee Result 3/6/2017 1:30 PM Education 5 Yeas - 2 Nays 3/14/2017 2:00 PM Judiciary 5 Yeas - 4 Nays
Floor Votes (1)
Date Chamber Result 3/23/2017 11:23 AM Senate 23 Yeas - 13 Nays
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