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SB 148: Individual Freedom


Individual Freedom; Providing that subjecting any individual, as a condition of employment, membership, certification, licensing, credentialing, or passing an examination, to training, instruction, or any other required activity that espouses, promotes, advances, inculcates, or compels such individual to believe specified concepts constitutes discrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin; revising the requirements for required instruction on health education; prohibiting instructional materials reviewers from recommending instructional materials that contain any matter that contradicts certain principles, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7 (Ch. 2022-72), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/11/2022 Senate • Filed
    1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 117
    1/13/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/18/22, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    1/18/2022 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 115
    • Now in Rules -SJ 117
    • Introduced -SJ 117
    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7 (Ch. 2022-72), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154)

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  • SB 148, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/11/2022 at 10:00 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/18/2022 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 1/18/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7 (er) Individual Freedom Education and Employment Committee Similar Last Action: 4/22/2022 Chapter No. 2022-72; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154)
    S 2524 (er) Education Appropriations Compare Last Action: 6/3/2022 Chapter No. 2022-154, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7 (Ch. 2022-72), HB 5001 (Ch. 2022-156)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/18/2022 11:00 AM Education 6 Yeas - 3 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.20 K-12 student and parent rights. Page 17 (pdf)
    1003.42 Required instruction. Page 4 (pdf)
    1006.31 Duties of the Department of Education and school district instructional materials reviewer. Page 11 (pdf)
    1006.40 Use of instructional materials allocation; instructional materials, library books, and reference books; repair of books. Page 17 (pdf)
    1012.98 School Community Professional Development Act. Page 12 (pdf)

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