2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 816
"Georgia Student Religious Liberties Act of 2016"; enact
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 "Georgia Student Religious Liberties Act of 2016"; to provide for voluntary student expression of religious viewpoints in public schools; to provide that local school systems shall allow religious expression in class assignments; to provide that local school systems shall provide students with the freedom to organize religious groups and activities; to provide that local school systems shall provide a limited public forum for student speakers at nongraduation and graduation events; to provide a model policy for voluntary religious expression in public schools; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/26/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/25/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/22/2016 - House Hopper