4/23/2008 10:59 AM
Senator Storms moved the following amendment:
Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
Delete everything after the enacting clause
Section 1. Paragraph (u) is added to subsection (2) of
section 1003.42, Florida Statutes, to read:
1003.42 Required instruction.--
(2) Members of the instructional staff of the public
schools, subject to the rules of the State Board of Education and
the district school board, shall teach efficiently and
faithfully, using the books and materials required that meet the
highest standards for professionalism and historic accuracy,
following the prescribed courses of study, and employing approved
methods of instruction, the following:
(u) A thorough presentation and critical analysis of the
scientific theory of evolution.
The State Board of Education is encouraged to adopt standards and
pursue assessment of the requirements of this subsection.
Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2008.
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And the title is amended as follows:
Delete everything before the enacting clause
An act relating to evolutionary theory; amending s.
1003.42; requiring public school instruction in, and the
critical analysis of, the scientific theory of evolution;
providing an effective date.
4/22/2008 3:49:00 PM 10-08325-08