Texas, 1975 - HB 479

State: 
Texas
Date introduced: 
January 31, 1975
Main sponsor: 
Representative Wieting
Bill Number: 
HB 479
Current Status: 
This bill was referred to the Committee on Public Education, where it remained.

A bill that would not allow schools to approve textbooks that teaches about the origins of man or the world unless it specifically states that it is only a theory or give equal emphasis on other theories, including the Book of Genesis. 

On January 31, 1975, Representative Wieting introduced House Bill No. 479. This bill was referred to the Committee on Public Education on February 5, 1975, where it remained, H.B. No. 479 was not presented for further consideration by the House of Representatives.