Michigan, 1975 - SB 586
A bill that requires any school course that teaches evolution should give equal-time to the biblical story of creation.
On April 8, 1975, Senators Byker, De Grow, Zollar, and Wel-born introduced Senate Bill No. 586. This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Education where it remained during the 1975-1976 session. S.B. No. 586 was not presented for further consideration by the Senate.
SENATE BILL NO. 586
A bill to amend Act No. 269 of the Public Acts of 1955, entitled as amended "The school code of 1955," as amended, being sections 340.1 to 340-984 of the Compiled Laws of 1970, by adding section 360a.
The people of the State of Michigan enact:
Section 1. Act No. 269 of the Public Acts of 1955, as amended, being sections 340.1 to 340.984 of the Compiled Laws of 1970, is amended by adding section 360a to read as follows:
Section 360a. When the scientific theory of evolution is taught in a course in a public school, a biblical story of creation shall also be taught in the same course with an equal amount of time devoted thereto as an historical version of the subject.