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2017 Senate Bill 646: Ban team names, mascots and logos based on ethnicity
Introduced by Sen. Ian Conyers (D) on November 2, 2017
To withhold state funding for a public school that that has a mascot, nickname, logo, or other team or club descriptor that is based on race or ethnicity, and require the state Board of Education and Department of Civil Rights to make a list of banned names. The ban would also apply to a “slogan, chant, song, or other formal or informal auditory practice,” and to “publications, uniforms, signs, or other visual materials”.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on November 2, 2017