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SB 15 (BR 401) - V. McGaha, J. Westwood, J. Bowen, D. Thayer, M. Wilson

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky School Patriot Act.
     Amend KRS 158.175 to require each school to designate a period of time during the school day for the recitation of the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States; provide that students not participating in the recitation may quietly stand or remain seated, but shall respect the rights of those pupils electing to participate; provide that this provision be known as the Kentucky School Patriot Act.


     SFA (1, T. Shaughnessy) - Clarify that all pupils shall respect other pupils' decisions to participate or not participate in the pledge.

     Feb 11-introduced in Senate
     Feb 14-taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S); to Education (S)
     Feb 15-taken from Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Feb 17-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill; floor amendment (1) filed ; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2011; 3rd reading, passed 37-1
     Feb 18-received in House
     Feb 22-to Education (H)

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