2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 402
Public Schools; daily moment of quiet reflection; exercise of religion; legislative findings
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 21 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to a brief period of quiet reflection, so as to clarify that the daily moment of quiet reflection in public schools shall accommodate students who wish to exercise their freedom of religion to engage in silent prayer or meditation; to provide for legislative findings; to provide that students may reflect on an inspirational poem or reading, pray silently, or meditate during the moment of quiet reflection; to change a provision relating to student-initiated voluntary school prayer; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/05/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/04/2002 - Senate Hopper