IN SB0233 | 2015 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 16 2015 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-03-02 - First Reading: referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform
Pending: House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

Winter holidays in schools, cities, and towns. Provides that a school corporation may: (1) instruct students about the history of traditional winter celebrations; (2) allow the use of traditional greetings concerning the celebrations; and (3) display on school property scenes or symbols associated with traditional winter celebrations if certain conditions are met and the scenes or symbols do not include a message that encourages a particular religious belief. Requires the state board of education to develop guidelines to assist school corporations in developing appropriate instruction and displays. Provides that the legislative body of a city, including a consolidated city, or

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Title

Winter holidays in schools, cities, and towns. Provides that a school corporation may: (1) instruct students about the history of traditional winter celebrations; (2) allow the use of traditional greetings concerning the celebrations; and (3) display on school property scenes or symbols associated with traditional winter celebrations if certain conditions are met and the scenes or symbols do not include a message that encourages a particular religious belief. Requires the state board of education to develop guidelines to assist school corporations in developing appropriate instruction and displays. Provides that the legislative body of a city, including a consolidated city, or

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2015-02-10 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 48 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-02-04 - Senate - Senate Committee on Education & Career Development - Committee Vote (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2015-03-02HouseFirst Reading: referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform
2015-02-16SenateReferred to the House
2015-02-10SenateSenators Leising, Young, M. added as coauthors
2015-02-10SenateRepresentative Burton added as cosponsor
2015-02-10SenateRepresentative Smith, M. added as sponsor
2015-02-10SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 121: yeas 48, nays 2
2015-02-09SenateAmendment #1 (Stoops) failed; Division of the Senate: yeas 9, nays 31
2015-02-09SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2015-02-05SenateCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2015-01-20SenateSenator Tomes added as third author
2015-01-14SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 68(b); reassigned to Committee on Education & Career Development
2015-01-07SenateSenator Kruse added as second author
2015-01-06SenateFirst Reading: referred to Committee on Local Government
2015-01-06SenateAuthored by Senator Smith J

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