00RS HB814


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HB 814 (BR 2116) - G. Stumbo, B. Ausmus, III, R. Adkins, S. Alexander, P. Bather, J. Bowling, K. Bratcher, J. Bruce, B. Buckingham, M. Cherry, P. Childers, P. Clark, J. Coleman, H. Collins, B. Colter, B. Crall, R. Crimm, D. Ford, C. Geveden, J. Gooch, J. Gray, B. Heleringer, T. Kerr, F. Nesler, R. Palmer, B. Polston, C. Ratliff, J. Richards, S. Riggs, J. Stacy, J. Stewart, G. Tapp, M. Treesh, J. Turner, K. Upchurch, J. Vincent, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to school curriculum.
     Create a new section of KRS 158 to permit a school council to adopt a course of study that includes an elective course that uses religious or scriptural texts as instructional material; permit the posting of the Ten Commandments or other religious, literary, or historical documents to be posted as part of the curriculum; and require a course to treat religious or scriptural texts in a academic, balanced, and objective manner and not favor or disfavor religion, or any particular religious belief.


     HFA (1, R. Cox) - Require school councils to post the preamble to the Kentucky Constitution in all public school classroom buildings.

     Feb 24-introduced in House
     Feb 25-to State Government (H)
     Feb 28-posted in committee
     Feb 29-posting waived
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 3, 2000
     Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 95-3
     Mar 6-received in Senate
     Mar 9-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 27, 2000; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 28-recommitted to Judiciary (S)

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