All Information (Except Text) for H.Res.662 - Expressing support for prayer at school board meetings.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] (Introduced 05/17/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/04/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution. (All Actions)|
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All Actions (5)
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
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.
Introduced in House
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|House Education and the Workforce||05/17/2012||Referred to|
|House Judiciary||05/17/2012||Referred to|
|House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution||06/04/2012||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
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- Elementary and secondary education
- First Amendment rights
- School administration
Latest Summary (1)
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.