2022 House Bill 5703

House Roll Call 106: Passed

To require public schools to prominently post a certain state Constitution provision in specified rooms, including the one where the school board meets. It is the text from section 1 of the Constitution’s Article 8, which reads, “Religion, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.” This language been in each of Michigan’s constitutions going back to 1837.

85 Yeas / 16 Nays
Republican (54 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (31 Yeas / 16 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (5)