Bill Text: AZ HB2705 | 2021 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced

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Bill Title: Schools; dress codes; graduation ceremonies

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-7)

Status: (Passed) 2021-04-20 - Chapter 268 [HB2705 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2021-HB2705-Introduced.html




REFERENCE TITLE: schools; dress codes; graduation ceremonies





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session





HB 2705


Introduced by

Representatives Teller: Andrade, Biasiucci, Blackman, Carroll, Chávez, Cobb, Cook, Espinoza, Friese, Hernandez A, Hernandez D, Jermaine, Longdon, Meza, Pawlik, Rodriguez, Stahl Hamilton, Tsosie, Udall, Senator Shope





amending Title 15, chapter 3, article 3, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-348; relating to local governance of schools.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 15, chapter 3, article 3, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 15-348, to read:

START_STATUTE15-348.  Dress code policies; traditional tribal regalia; objects of cultural significance; graduation ceremonies; definitions

A.  A school district governing board, a charter school governing body or any public school may not establish a dress code policy that prohibits students from wearing traditional tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance at a graduation ceremony.

B.  For the purposes of this section, "objects of cultural significance" and "traditional tribal regalia" include an eagle feather or eagle plume. END_STATUTE

Sec. 2.  Emergency

This act is an emergency measure that is necessary to preserve the public peace, health or safety and is operative immediately as provided by law.