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HB 2281 - Ethnic Studies Ban - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Kyrsten Sinema voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Kyrsten Sinema made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Ethnic Studies Ban

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (32-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Ethnic Studies Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that bans the teaching of Ethnic Studies classes in Arizona public schools.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits public schools from teaching classes that (Sec. 1):
    • Promote the overthrow of the United States government;
    • Promote resentment towards a race or class of people;
    • Are designed primarily for students of a certain race or ethnicity; or
    • Advocate ethnic solidarity rather than treating people as individuals.
  • Requires the State Board of Education or Superintendent of Public Instruction to notify a school that is in violation of this policy (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the State Board of Education or Superintendent to direct the Department of Education to withhold ten percent of a school's monthly state funding if it fails to comply with this measure within sixty days of being notified (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits rules pertaining to the discipline, suspension and expulsion of pupils to be based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (17-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Ethnic Studies Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that bans the teaching of Ethnic Studies classes in Arizona public schools.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits public schools from teaching classes that (Sec. 1):
    • Promote the overthrow of the United States government;
    • Promote resentment towards a race or class of people;
    • Are designed primarily for students of a certain race or ethnicity; or
    • Advocate ethnic solidarity rather than treating people as individuals.
  • Requires the State Board of Education or Superintendent of Public Instruction to notify a school that is in violation of this policy (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the State Board of Education or Superintendent to direct the Department of Education to withhold ten percent of a school's monthly state funding if it fails to comply with this measure within sixty days of being notified (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits rules pertaining to the discipline, suspension and expulsion of pupils to be based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (33-23) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Schools, prohibited courses, discipline

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