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CSHB 3678 - Religious Expression at Schools - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Religious Expression at Schools

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (107-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Religious Expression at Schools

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows for religious expression at public schools.

Highlights:
-Allows students to express their religious beliefs in classroom assignments (sec. 2). -Allows students to organize prayer groups and other religious clubs to the same extent that students are allowed to organize noncurricular activities (sec. 2). -Allows student speakers at school events such as graduation to discuss their religious viewpoints (sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Religious Expression at Schools

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows for religious expression at public schools.

Highlights:
-Allows students to express their religious beliefs in classroom assignments (sec. 2). -Allows students to organize prayer groups and other religious clubs to the same extent that students are allowed to organize noncurricular activities (sec. 2). -Allows student speakers at school events such as graduation to discuss their religious viewpoints (sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (121-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Religious Expression at Schools

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows for religious expression at public schools.

Highlights:
-Allows students to express their religious beliefs in classroom assignments (sec. 2). -Allows students to organize prayer groups and other religious clubs to the same extent that students are allowed to organize noncurricular activities (sec. 2). -Allows student speakers at school events such as graduation to discuss their religious viewpoints (sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Religious Expression at Schools

Sponsors

  • Warren D. Chisum (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charlie Franklin Howard (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tommy Williams (TX - R) (Out Of Office)

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