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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 870
Quality Basic Education Act; high schools that receive state funding cannot participate in an athletic association which prohibits religious expression on clothing of student athletes; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 14 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to certain programs and activities under the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to provide that high schools that receive state funding cannot participate in an athletic association which prohibits religious expression on the clothing of student athletes; to provide that high schools that receive state funding cannot participate in an athletic association which prohibits member schools from organizing and playing scrimmage matches, games, or other athletic competitions with nonmember schools; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/11/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/10/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/10/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/09/2016 - House Postponed
Feb/04/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/02/2016 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/02/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/28/2016 - House Hopper
Footnotes
02/02/2016 Withdrawn from Judiciary and recommitted to Education; 02/09/2016 Postponed until 02/10/2016; 02/10/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Votes
Feb/10/2016 - House Vote #518Yea(136)Nay(25)NV(6)
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