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HB 839: The Display of the State Motto

GENERAL BILL by Daniels ; Ponder ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Caldwell ; Drake ; Fant ; Fischer ; Gruters ; Massullo ; Metz ; Moraitis ; Plakon ; Rodrigues ; Roth ; Stone ; Williams ; Yarborough

The Display of the State Motto; Requires each district school board to adopt rules for display of official state motto in specified places.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/29/2017 House • Filed
12/8/2017 House • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 75
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 75
1/19/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee, 01/23/18, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall
1/23/2018 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 392
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 392
2/5/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/07/18, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
2/7/2018 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 1 -HJ 550
2/8/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 550
2/15/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/20/18
2/20/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 618
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/21/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 642
• Passed; YEAS 97 NAYS 10 -HJ 642, 643
2/28/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Education; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 417
• Received -SJ 417
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)