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SB 215 - Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots - Key Vote

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John Kitzhaber vetoed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (25-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes a school district to enter into a written agreement with the governing body of the nearest federally recognized Native American tribe regarding the acceptable uses of the mascot, effective immediately.

Highlights:

Project Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of SB 215. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

For further status information, call the Voter's Research Hotline at 1-888-VOTE-SMART (1-888-868-3762).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (41-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes a school district to enter into a written agreement with the governing body of the nearest federally recognized Native American tribe regarding the acceptable uses of the mascot, effective immediately.

Highlights:

Project Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of SB 215. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

For further status information, call the Voter's Research Hotline at 1-888-VOTE-SMART (1-888-868-3762).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the definition of "discrimination" in regards to education to not include the use of a mascot that represents, or is associated with, a Native American tribe if a school enters into an agreement with the governing body of the nearest federally recognized Native American tribe regarding the acceptable uses of the mascot, effective immediately.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots

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