HB1148 (2012) Detail

Requiring the teaching of evolution as a theory in public schools.


HB 1148 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

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04/01

HOUSE BILL 1148

AN ACT requiring the teaching of evolution as a theory in public schools.

SPONSORS: Rep. Bergevin, Hills 17

COMMITTEE: Education

ANALYSIS

This bill requires evolution to be taught as a theory in public schools.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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04/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT requiring the teaching of evolution as a theory in public schools.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Paragraph; Duties of the State Board of Education. Amend RSA 186:11 by inserting after paragraph XXXVI the following new paragraph:

XXXVII. Theory of Evolution. Require evolution to be taught in the public schools of this state as a theory, including the theorists’ political and ideological viewpoints and their position on the concept of atheism.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1148 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1148 Revision: 20707 Date: Dec. 14, 2011, midnight

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