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SB 436 - Prohibits Discrimination Against Religious Expression in Schools - Florida Key Vote

Lauren Book voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Discrimination Against Religious Expression in Schools

Legislation - Recede and Concur Vote (House) (103-12) -

Title: Prohibits Discrimination Against Religious Expression in Schools

Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Discrimination Against Religious Expression in Schools

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (114-3) -

Title: Prohibits Discrimination Against Religious Expression in Schools

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Discrimination Against Religious Expression in Schools

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits school districts from discriminating against students, parents, or school personnel on the basis of religious viewpoints or expression, effective July 1, 2017.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits school districts from discriminating against students, parents, or school personnel on the basis of a religious viewpoint or expression (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes students to express religious beliefs in coursework, artwork, or other written and oral assignments, and to wear religious clothing, accessories, and jewelry (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes students to participate in prayer and religious activities or expression before, during, and after the school day to the same extent a student may engage in secular activities (Sec. 1).
  • Requires school districts to give religious groups access to the same school facilities given to secular groups (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits school districts from preventing school personnel from participating in religious activities initiated by students on school grounds before or after the school day (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Discrimination Against Religious Expression in Schools

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