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Official Title as Introduced

A concurrent resolution declaring the sense of Congress regarding periods of silence in the public schools.

Actions Overview (1)

01/07/1987Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

02/23/1987Referred to Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
02/10/1987Referred to Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/07/1987Referred to House Committee on The Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/07/1987Referred to House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/07/1987Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor01/07/1987 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education02/23/1987 Referred to
House Judiciary01/07/1987 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights02/10/1987 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/07/1987)

Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the Constitution does not preclude periods of silence in public schools from being used solely at the discretion of the individual for prayer or introspection, even if supervised; and (2) public school authorities should recognize the historic importance of religion by encouraging such periods of silence.