House Bill 650

Last Action 02/29/24: to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to Bible literacy courses in the public schools and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 2071
Sponsors D. Hale, J. Calloway, DJ Johnson, W. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.197 to permit school-based decision making councils to offer Bible literacy courses to students in grade seven and above, permit such courses to count as language arts courses; amend KRS 156.162 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations permitting Bible literacy courses as language arts courses, require the Kentucky Department of Education to create guidelines for schools in developing and implementing Bible literacy courses; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Bible literacy courses, language arts credit
Effective Dates, Emergency - Bible literacy courses, language arts credit
State Agencies - Department of Education, Bible literacy course, guidelines


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to Education (H)

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