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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 33
Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act"; to provide that local school systems shall not discriminate against a student based on a religious viewpoint expressed; to require local school systems to establish a limited public forum for student speakers; to provide that students may express religious beliefs in class assignments; to allow for religious groups and activities in the same manner as other noncurricular groups and activities; to require each local school system to adopt a policy on limited public forums and voluntary student expression of religious viewpoints; to provide for a model policy; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/16/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/15/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/14/2009 - House Hopper
Dec/18/2008 - House Prefiled
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