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Official Title as Introduced

Expressing support for prayer at school board meetings.

Actions Overview (1)

05/17/2012 Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

06/04/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
05/17/2012 Referred to House Judiciary
05/17/2012 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
05/17/2012 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
05/17/2012 Introduced in House

Cosponsors (45)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-8]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Lankford, James [R-OK-5]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Broun, Paul C. [R-GA-10]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-13]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-2]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Stutzman, Marlin A. [R-IN-3]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1]* 05/17/2012
Rep. West, Allen B. [R-FL-22]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Southerland, Steve II [R-FL-2]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-9]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Fleming, John [R-LA-4]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1]* 05/17/2012
Rep. Woodall, Rob [R-GA-7] 05/30/2012
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5] 05/31/2012
Rep. Nunnelee, Alan [R-MS-1] 05/31/2012
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2] 06/06/2012
Rep. Canseco, Francisco "Quico" [R-TX-23] 06/06/2012
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 06/18/2012
Rep. Cravaack, Chip [R-MN-8] 06/18/2012
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 06/20/2012
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11] 06/27/2012
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6] 07/10/2012
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-3] 07/17/2012
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-12] 09/11/2012

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce05/17/2012 Referred to
House Judiciary05/17/2012 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution06/04/2012 Referred to

Related Bills (1)

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Subjects (5)

  • Elementary and secondary education
  • First Amendment rights
  • Religion
  • School administration

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (05/17/2012)

Recognizes school boards as deliberative public bodies that should be free to engage in prayer at the beginning of meetings consistent with the prayer practice upheld in Marsh v. Chambers.

Expresses support for the voluntary practice of prayer at the beginning of meetings of legislative bodies and other deliberative public bodies, including school board meetings.