GA SB361 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-01-30 - Senate Read and Referred
Pending: Senate Education and Youth Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to provide for freedom of religious speech for students and faculty members in public schools; to provide for student protections in student expression, class assignments, organization of religious groups and activities, and limited public forums; to provide for model policies by each local school system on student expression; to provide for freedom of religious expression by faculty and employees of public schools while fulfilling the duties of their jobs; to provide for statutory construction; to provide for related matters; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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"Coach Small Religious Protection Act"



2018-01-30SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-01-29SenateSenate Hopper

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