House Bill 435

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Last Action floor amendment (1) filed
Title AN ACT relating to voluntary student expression of religious viewpoints in public schools.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1566
Sponsors G. Watkins, L. Bechler, J. Bell, H. Collins, T. Couch, C. Embry Jr., J. Gooch Jr., J. Greer, R. Heath, R. Huff, T. Kerr, K. King, M. King, T. Mills, D. Osborne, B. Rowland, J. Short, K. Sinnette, F. Steele, J. Stewart III, T. Thompson, R. Webber
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.183 to permit students to voluntarily express religious viewpoints in school assignments free from discrimination and organize prayer groups, religious clubs, or other religious gatherings before, during, and after school to the same extent that students are permitted to organize other noncurricular student activities and groups and allow for expression of religious viewpoints through dress to the same extent as students are permitted to express viewpoints through nonreligious dress; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require each board of education to adopt and implement a policy regarding voluntary student expression of religious viewpoints and to establish a limited public forum for student speakers at all school events at which a student is to publicly speak, including graduation.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Religious viewpoints, expression of by students
Religion - Religious viewpoints, expression of by students
Teachers - Religious viewpoints, expression of by students
Children and Minors - Religious viewpoints, expression of by students
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1

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02/25/14
  • introduced in House
02/26/14
  • to Education (H)
03/21/14
  • floor amendment (1) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor G. Watkins
Summary Delete reference to activity that is in violation of the United States Supreme Court ruling.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Religious viewpoints, expression of by students
Religion - Religious viewpoints, expression of by students
Teachers - Religious viewpoints, expression of by students
Children and Minors - Religious viewpoints, expression of by students

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