1997 Regular Session
By: Representatives Wells-Smith, Smith (35th), Robinson (84th), Green (34th), Moore, Chaney, Cameron
House Bill 1293
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PROGRAM OR CURRICULUM IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF MISSISSIPPI THAT INCLUDES THE TEACHING OF EVOLUTION SHALL INDICATE THAT EVOLUTION IS ONLY A THEORY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Any program or curriculum in the public schools of Mississippi that includes the teaching of evolution shall indicate that evolution is only a theory.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.