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H.RES.250: Expressing support for prayer at school board meetings.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Tim Walberg, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 62 (2 Democrats, 60 Republicans)
Introduced June 6, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Recognizes school boards as deliberative public bodies that should be free to engage in prayer at the beginning of meetings consistent with the prayer practice upheld in Marsh v. Chambers.

Expresses support for the voluntary practice of prayer at the beginning of meetings of legislative bodies and other deliberative public bodies, including school board meetings.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce