Kentucky, 1976 - SB 50

Date introduced: 
January 06, 1976
Main sponsor: 
Senator Walter Strong
Bill Number: 
SB 50
Current Status: 
The Governor signed S. B. No. 50 into law on March 30, 1976.

A bill that would give the instructor a choice of teaching creation alongside evolution, and students that accept creationism would be graded accordingly based on what the instructor teaches. 

On January 6, 1976, Senator Walter Strong introduced Senate Bill No. 50. This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Educa­tion which recommended on February 5, that S.B. No. 50 should pass. On February 20, S. B. No. 50 was passed by a vote of 32 to 3 and trans­mitted to the House. S. B. No. 50 was referred to the House Com­mittee on Education which recommended on March 5, that the bill should pass. On March 15, S. B. No. 50 was passed in the House by a vote of 73 to 7 and returned to the Senate, The Senate sent the bill to the Governor who signed S. B. No. 50 into law on March 30, 1976.