2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 1459
Brief period of quiet reflection; accommodate freedom of religion; clarify
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 silent meditation; to provide for legislative findings; to provide that students may reflect on an inspirational poem or reading, pray silently, or meditate silently during the moment of quiet reflection; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/26/2010 - House Second Readers
Mar/24/2010 - House First Readers
Mar/22/2010 - House Hopper