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HB 1287, 80th Regular Session
Relating to public school elective courses providing academic study of the Bible.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Warren Chisum
Joint Author: Dan Flynn | John Zerwas | Leo Berman | Rob Eissler
Coauthor: Charles "Doc" Anderson | Jimmie Aycock | Dennis Bonnen | Dan Branch | Betty Brown | Fred Brown | Bill Callegari | Norma Chavez | Wayne Christian | Byron Cook | Frank Corte, Jr. | Joe Crabb | Myra Crownover | John Davis | Dianne White Delisi | Craig Eiland | Gary Elkins | Dan Gattis | Tony Goolsby | Mike Hamilton | Kelly Hancock | Rick Hardcastle | Patricia Harless | Linda Harper-Brown | Mark Homer | Chuck Hopson | Charlie Howard | Bryan Hughes | Carl Isett | Jim Jackson | Phil King | Lois Kolkhorst | Edmund Kuempel | Jodie Laubenberg | Nathan Macias | Jerry Madden | Jim McReynolds | Tommy Merritt | Sid Miller | Geanie Morrison | Jim Murphy | Dora Olivo | Rob Orr | John Otto | Tan Parker | Diane Patrick | Ken Paxton | Larry Phillips | Todd Smith | Wayne Smith | Robert Talton | Larry Taylor | Corbin Van Arsdale | George West | Bill Zedler
Sponsor: Craig Estes
CoSponsor: Robert Nichols

Remarks: This Act takes effect immediately, except the provisions of this Act pertaining to a school district do not take effect until the 2009-2010 school year.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2007, 80th R.S.,ch. 856, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Education--Primary & Secondary--Curriculum
Religion

House Committee: Public Education (Rob Eissler, Dan Branch, Harold V. Dutton, Jr., Scott Hochberg, Nathan Macias, Anna Mowery, Dora Olivo, Diane Patrick, Dianne White Delisi, Bill Zedler)
Senate Committee: International Relations & Trade (Eddie Lucio, Jr., Craig Estes, Troy Fraser, Mario Gallegos, Jr., Dan Patrick, Kel Seliger, Carlos Uresti)

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