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SB 2692 - Teaching Evolution in Public Schools - Key Vote

Florida Key Votes

Dennis Ross voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Dennis Ross made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Teaching Evolution in Public Schools

Highlights:
-Substitute offered by Rep. Alan Hays
Note:

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.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Science Curriculum Flexibility

Highlights:
- Protects educators only if they provide relevant current facts, data, and peer-reviewed research specific to the topic of chemical and biological evolution as prescribed in Florida's Science Standards [Sec. 1(2)]. - Does not promote any religious/non-religious doctrine [Sec. 1(8)]. - Substitute offered by Senate Committee on Education Pre-K-12.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Science Curriculum Flexibility

Committee Sponsors

Sponsors

  • Ronda R. Storms (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Carey Baker (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen R. Wise (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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