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2005 Senate Bill 72: Require school Pledge of Allegiance recitation
Introduced by Sen. Patricia Birkholz (R) on January 25, 2005
To require classes in public schools to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day. The bill would prohibit compelling a student to recite the pledge, and would allow, but not require, school districts to offer the pledge or the national anthem at after school events.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on January 25, 2005
Reported in the Senate on March 8, 2005
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on March 15, 2005
Referred to the House Education Committee on March 15, 2005
Reported in the House on May 25, 2005
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 30, 2005
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 30, 2005
Amendment offered by Rep. Brenda Clack (D) on June 30, 2005
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 30, 2005
Amendment offered by Rep. Leon Drolet (R) and Rep. Steve Tobocman (D) on June 30, 2005

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