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SB 746: Study of the Bible and Religion


Study of the Bible and Religion; Requiring district school boards to install secular programs of education in public schools which include specified courses relating to religion, the Hebrew Scriptures, and the Bible; requiring the Department of Education to include such courses in the Course Code Directory; providing that such courses must be offered as elective courses to certain students, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/4/2019 Senate • Filed
    11/21/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 57
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 57
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Education

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  • SB 746, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/4/2019 at 2:56 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 341 Study of the Bible and Religion Daniels Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee

    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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