GA HB861 | 2013-2014 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 27 2014 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2014-01-31 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Georgia Student Religious Liberties Act of 2014"; to provide for voluntary student expression of religious viewpoints in public schools; to provide that local school systems shall allow religious expression in class assignments; to provide that local school systems shall provide students with the freedom to organize religious groups and activities; to provide that local school systems shall provide a limited public forum for student speakers at nongraduation and graduation events; to provide a model policy for voluntary religious expression in public schools; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Georgia Student Religious Liberties Act of 2014; enact



2014-01-31HouseHouse Second Readers
2014-01-28HouseHouse First Readers
2014-01-27HouseHouse Hopper

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