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Creationism (general)
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03.21.2016

Alabama 2009 HB300

State: Alabama Date introduced: February 03, 2009 Main sponsor: Representative Grimes Bill Number: HB300 Bill Title: Academic Freedom Act Current Status: No action taken in the committee on Education Policy before legislative session ended

One "academic freedom" bill has been introduced in Alabama in 2009.

Text as introduced HB300 101786-1 By Representative Grimes RFD: Education Policy First Read: 03-FEB-09 101786-1:n:04/23/2008:MF*/th LRS2008-2553 SYNOPSIS: Existing law does not expressly provide a right nor does it expressly protect tenure and

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Number of views: 760
Creationism (general)
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03.21.2016

Alabama 2008 HB923

State: Alabama Date introduced: April 24, 2008 Main sponsor: Representative Grimes Bill Number: HB923 Bill Title: Academic Freedom Act Current Status: Indefinitely postponed in House committee; legislative session ended

One "academic freedom" bill was introduced in Alabama in 2008.

Text as introduced HB923 101786-1 By Representative Grimes RFD: Education Policy First Read: 24-APR-08 101786-1:n:04/23/2008:MF*/th LRS2008-2553 SYNOPSIS: Existing law does not expressly provide a right nor does it expressly protect tenure and employment for a public school

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Number of views: 584
Creationism (general)
Bill
03.18.2016

Alabama, 2006 - HB 106

State: Alabama Date introduced: January 10, 2006 Main sponsor: Representative Beason Bill Number: HB106 Bill Title: Academic Freedom Act Current Status: No committee action before legislative session ended

 

Another in a long string of such bills in Alabama.

HB106 79223-1 By Representative Beason RFD: Education First Read: 10-JAN-06 PFD: 01/05/2006 79223-1:n:12/29/2005:JRC*/th LRS2005-4856

SYNOPSIS: Existing law does not expressly provide a right nor does it expressly protect tenure and employment for a public school teacher or a teacher at an institution of

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Number of views: 526
Creationism (general)
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03.18.2016

Alabama, 2005 - HB 716

State: Alabama Date introduced: April 05, 2005 Main sponsor: Representative Beason Bill Number: HB716 Bill Title: Academic Freedom Act Current Status: No committee action before legislative session ended

Descendant of similar bills from 2004.

Text as introduced


HB716
74603-1
By Representative Beason
RFD: Education
First Read: 05-APR-05


74603-1:n:03/31/2005:MF/tnh LRS2005-1922

 

 

SYNOPSIS: Existing law does not expressly provide a right to, nor does it expressly protect, tenure and

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Number of views: 619
Creationism (general)
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03.18.2016

Alabama, 2005 - SB 240

State: Alabama Date introduced: February 08, 2005 Main sponsor: Senators Mitchell and Erwin Bill Number: SB240 Bill Title: Academic Freedom Act Current Status: Indefinitely postponed in Senate committee; legislative session ended

Descendant of similar bills from 2004.

Text as introduced


SB240
71386-1
By Senators Mitchell and Erwin
RFD: Constitution, Campaign Finance, Ethics, and Elections
First Read: 08-FEB-05

 

 

SYNOPSIS: Existing law does not expressly provide a right to, nor does it expressly protect

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Number of views: 592
Creationism (general)
Bill
03.18.2016

Alabama, 2005 - HB 352

State: Alabama Date introduced: February 08, 2005 Main sponsor: Representative Jim Carns Bill Number: HB352 Bill Title: Academic Freedom Act Current Status: Indefinitely postponed in House; legislative session ended

Repeat of similar bills from 2004.

Text as introduced


HB352
70974-1
By Representative Carns
RFD: Education
First Read: 08-FEB-05

 

 

SYNOPSIS: Existing law does not expressly provide a right to, nor does it expressly protect, tenure and employment for a public school teacher or a

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Number of views: 598
Creationism (general)
Bill
03.18.2016

Alabama, 2004 - SB 336

State: Alabama Date introduced: February 17, 2004 Main sponsor: Sen. Wade Mitchell Bill Number: SB 336 Bill Title: Academic Freedom Act Current Status: Indefinitely postponed in House; legislative session ended

The first "academic freedom" act proposed, and a basis for the Discovery Institute model legislation. See also HB 391.

As Introduced: Existing law does not expressly provide a right nor does it expressly protect tenure and employment for a public school teacher or teacher at an

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Number of views: 608
Creationism (general)
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03.18.2016

Alabama, 2004 - HB 391

State: Alabama Date introduced: February 12, 2004 Main sponsor: Rep. Carns Bill Number: HB 391 Bill Title: Academic Freedom Act Current Status: Indefinitely postponed in House; legislative session ended

The first "academic freedom" act proposed, and a basis for the Discovery Institute model legislation. See also SB 336.

 

As Introduced: SYNOPSIS: Existing law does not expressly provide a right nor does it expressly protect tenure and employment for a public school teacher or teacher at an institution of higher education for

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Number of views: 745
Creationism (general)
Bill
03.18.2016

Chronology of Academic Freedom Bills

Year State Bill # Bill Title Current Status
2004   AL HB391 Academic Freedom Act Indefinitely postponed in House; legislative session ended
2004   AL
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Endorsement
12.16.2015

University of Alabama at Huntsville Faculty Senate

Whereas we understand that the Alabama legislature is considering a requirement that "Scientific Creationism" be included as an alternative to evolutionary theory during discussions in Alabama public schools of the origin and development of life; and

Whereas we consider the theory of scientific creationism to be neither scientifically based nor capable of performing the roles required of a scientific theory; and

Whereas we agree with the statement of the National Academy of Sciences that "religion and science are separate and mutually

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Number of views: 537