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HB 195: Study of the Bible and Religion

GENERAL BILL by Daniels ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Byrd ; Drake ; Hill ; Overdorf ; Ponder ; Sabatini

Study of the Bible and Religion; Requires each school district to offer specified courses relating to religion, Hebrew Scriptures, & Bible to certain students as elective courses; provides course requirements.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/9/2019 House • Filed
    1/16/2019 House • Referred to PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 36
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 36
    • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee, 03/07/19, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
    3/7/2019 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 3 -HJ 363
    • Now in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 363
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee

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  • HB 195, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/9/2019 at 12:35 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/7/2019 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    241257 - Amendment
    Between lines 38 and 39, insert:
    Webb 3/6/2019
    7:35 PM
    Failed to Adopt

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.45 Permitting study of the Bible and religion; permitting brief meditation period. Page 1 (pdf)

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