01RS HB26


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HB 26 (BR 226) - G. Stumbo, B. Colter, R. Crimm, K. Hall, S. Lee, R. Nelson, B. Smith, G. Tapp

     AN ACT relating to school curriculum.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to permit schools or school councils to adopt a course of study that includes an elective course in history, civilization, comparative religion, literature, or another subject area that uses scriptural texts, including the Bible, and permits the posting of religious, historical, or literary documents appropriate to the course, including the Ten Commandments.


     HFA (1, T. Riner) - Delete reference to "comparative religion"; require focus on the significant influence of the Bible, the Ten Commandments, and faith in God on American institutions and laws as manifested in the proclamations, official documents, writings, and speeches of Colonial leaders, the Founding Fathers, and American presidents.

     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Education (H)
     Feb 13-reassigned to Judiciary (H); posting waived
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 26, 2001; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 28-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 91-3
     Mar 1-received in Senate
     Mar 2-to State and Local Government (S)

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