Sponsor: Gross
LR Number: 3167S.02I Fiscal Note:
Last Action: 1/3/2006 - Bill Withdrawn Journal Page: S9
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary

SB 631 - Under the provisions of this act, no elected or appointed official, state employee, teacher, administrator, or local school board in any public school district of this state shall be prohibited from reading or posting in any public building, school, classroom, or at a school event any excerpts from a specified list of documents and verses related to American and Missouri history, the civil rights movement, and patriotism. The act prohibits censorship of any of the specified items based on religious content or reference. The act prohibits the use of such documents, writings, and records to advance or inhibit a religion or particular religious belief.

This act is similar to SB 161 (2005).