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HCR 1004 - Urging Academic Study of the Bible in Public Schools - Key Vote

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (Senate) (25-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Urging Academic Study of the Bible in Public Schools

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that approves the academic study of the Bible in South Dakota public schools.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the legislature’s approval for all school districts in the state to introduce, or include in current curriculum, a course of study that permits students to become familiar with:
    • The content, characters and narratives of the Bible; and
    • The role of the Bible in culture, history, and public discourse.
  • Specifies that so long as the curriculum meets the guidelines of the First Amendment, no educational body shall prohibit the courses.
  • Requires the State Board of Education be asked to make all educational bodies aware of materials that have been designed to educate about the Bible within the guidelines of the First Amendment.

 

Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (55-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Urging Academic Study of the Bible in Public Schools

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that approves the academic study of the Bible in South Dakota public schools.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the legislature’s approval for all school districts in the state to introduce, or include in current curriculum, a course of study that permits students to become familiar with:
    • The content, characters and narratives of the Bible; and
    • The role of the Bible in culture, history, and public discourse.
  • Specifies that so long as the curriculum meets the guidelines of the First Amendment, no educational body shall prohibit the courses.
  • Requires the State Board of Education be asked to make all educational bodies aware of materials that have been designed to educate about the Bible within the guidelines of the First Amendment.

 

Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Urging Academic Study of the Bible in Public Schools

Sponsors

  • Timothy P. 'Tim' Begalka (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. Brunner (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Arthur E. 'Art' Fryslie (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brock L. Greenfield (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jenna Haggar (SD - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Hansen (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles B. 'Charlie' Hoffman (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lora Lyn Hubbel (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger W. Hunt (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil Jensen (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don 'Pete' Kopp (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth Kraus (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shantel Krebs (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Lederman (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Lust (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa Magstadt (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patty Miller (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick G. Moser (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stacey Victor 'Stace' Nelson (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Novstrup (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Al Novstrup (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Olson (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Valentine Bryce 'Val' Rausch (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy A. 'Tim' Rave (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry R. Rhoden (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Schlekeway (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia K. Stricherz (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • R. Shawn Tornow (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward E. Van Gerpen (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Hal G. Wick (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark K. Willadsen (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
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