Creationism (general)

Oklahoma 2015 SB665

State: Oklahoma Date introduced: February 02, 2015 Main sponsor: Sen. Josh Brecheen Bill Number: SB 665 Bill Title: Oklahoma Science Education Act Current Status: Deadline for senate bills to pass committee expired

Creating the Oklahoma Science Education Act, which allows teaching of strengths and weaknesses of exhisting theories, as well as introduce conflicting ones. Also prevents outside powers from intervening in the teachings.

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

1st Session of the 55th Legislature (2015)

South Dakota 2015 SB114

State: South Dakota Date introduced: January 27, 2015 Main sponsor: Jeff Monroe (R-District 24), Bob Ewing (R-District 31), Brock L. Greenfield (R-District 2), Jenna Haggar (R-District 10), Ried Holien (R-District 5), Dan Lederman (R-District 16), Betty Olson (R-District 28), David M. Omdahl (R-District 11), Bill Van Gerp Bill Number: SB 114 Current Status: The committee voted to defer further consideration of the bill to the forty-first legislative day, and since the legislative session in South Dakota is forty days long in odd-numbered years, the bill is effectively dead.

Montana 2015 HB 321

State: Montana Date introduced: January 23, 2015 Main sponsor: Clayton Fiscus Bill Number: HB 321 Current Status: Tabled in the House Education Committee

Allows teaching of strengths and weaknesses of exhisting theories, especially origin of life, as well as introduce conflicting ones. Also prevents outside powers from intervening in the teachings.

2015 Montana Legislature

HOUSE BILL NO. 321

INTRODUCED BY C. FISCUS

 

Missouri 2015 HB 486

State: Missouri Date introduced: January 13, 2015 Main sponsor: Andrew Koenig Bill Number: HB 486 Current Status: Bill died when the legislature adjourned

Allows teaching of strengths and weaknesses of exhisting theories, as well as introduce conflicting ones. Also prevents outside powers from intervening in the teachings.

FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 486
98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE KOENIG.

0892H.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

AN ACT

Oklahoma 2014 SB1765

State: Oklahoma Date introduced: February 23, 2014 Main sponsor: Sen. Josh Brecheen Bill Number: SB 1765 Bill Title: Creating the Oklahoma Science Education Act Current Status: Died in Science Education Committee

A bill introduced in Oklahoma in 2014 aimed at depriving administrators of the ability to prevent teachers from miseducating students about "scientific controversies."

Other sponsors: Rep. Gus Blackwell

Missouri 2014 HB1587

State: Missouri Date introduced: January 23, 2014 Main sponsor: Rep. Andrew Koenig Bill Number: HB 1587 Bill Title: None, 'To endeavor to assist teachers to find more effective ways to present the science curriculum where it addresses scientific controversies.' Current Status: Died in House Rules Committee after passing Elementary and Secondary Education Committee

One bill introduced in Missouri in 2014 that will, "endeavor to assist teachers to find more effective ways to present the science curriculum where it addresses scientific controversies."

Virginia 2014 HB207

State: Virginia State Date introduced: January 08, 2014 Main sponsor: Rep. Richard P. Bell Bill Number: HB 207 Bill Title: None, 'to encourage students to explore scientific questions' Current Status: Died in Committee

One bill introduced in Virginia in 2014, "to encourage students to explore scientific questions."

Arizona 2013 SB1213

State: Arizona Date introduced: January 28, 2013 Main sponsor: Rep. Judy Burges and Rep. Chester Crandell Bill Number: SB 1213 Bill Title: None. "Science instructions; requirements" Current Status: Died in Senate Education Committee

One bill endevouring to "create an environment in schools that encourages pupils to explore scientific questions," introduced in Arizona in 2013.

Other sponsors: Murphy, Pierce, Shooter, Yarbrough

Oklahoma 2013 HB1674

State: Oklahoma Date introduced: January 17, 2013 Main sponsor: Rep. Gus Blackwell Bill Number: HB 1674 Bill Title: Scientific Education and Academic Freedom Act Current Status: Dead via missing 3rd reading deadline in house of origin

One "Scientific Education and Academic Freedom Act" bill introduced in Oklahoma in 2013.

Other sponsors: Kern, Brecheen

Oklahoma 2014 SB758

State: Oklahoma Date introduced: January 17, 2013 Main sponsor: Rep. Josh Brecheen Bill Number: SB 758 Bill Title: Providing for the creation of a school environment that encourages the exploration of scientific theories Current Status: Died in committee