Description: Schools; provide equal instruction time for teaching the theories about the origin of life, including evolution and creation science.
History of Actions:
|1||01/20/97||(H)||Referred To Education|
|2||02/04/97||(H)||Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 1997|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|3/5ths vote required||No|
Principal Author: Wells-Smith
Additional Authors: Smith (35th), Robinson (84th), Moore, Chaney, Cameron
Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ANY SCIENCE PROGRAM OR SCIENCE CURRICULUM IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF MISSISSIPPI MAY INCLUDE THE PRESENTATION OF THE THEORIES ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF LIFE IF EACH THEORY, INCLUDING EVOLUTION AND CREATION SCIENCE, IS GIVEN EQUAL INSTRUCTION TIME; TO PROVIDE THAT NO SCHOOL BOARD SHALL DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY TEACHER WHO TEACHES THE ORIGIN OF LIFE THEORIES IN THE MANNER PROVIDED IN THIS ACT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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