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

Chris Garrett voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on 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)
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Title: Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes a school district to enter into an agreement with the nearest Native American tribe in order to identify an acceptable tribal mascot, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a district school board to enter into a written agreement with the governing body of the nearest federally recognized Native American tribe in order to identify the following (Sec. 1):
    • The acceptable name, symbol, or image of a mascot that is associated with a Native American tribe;
    • The behavior expectations of students and other spectators at athletic events that shall be enforced by the school district in relation to the mascot; and
    • The training on cultural diversity that athletic directors shall be required to complete.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (41-19) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots by Agreement

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes a school district to enter into an agreement with the nearest Native American tribe in order to identify an acceptable tribal mascot, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a district school board to enter into a written agreement with the governing body of the nearest federally recognized Native American tribe in order to identify the following (Sec. 1):
    • The acceptable name, symbol, or image of a mascot that is associated with a Native American tribe;
    • The behavior expectations of students and other spectators at athletic events that shall be enforced by the school district in relation to the mascot; and
    • The training on cultural diversity that athletic directors shall be required to complete.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-4) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Schools to Use Native American Mascots

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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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