WRIGHT-WINKEL-JOHNSON-MOFFITT-MURPHY AND SOMMER.
SCH-STUDENT INITIATED PRAYER
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Silent Reflection Act. Changes the short title of the
Act to the Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Act. Allows students
in the public schools to voluntarily engage in student-initiated
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Instead of allowing students to voluntarily engage in
student-initiated prayer, provides that students may voluntarily
engage in individually-initiated, non-disruptive prayer that is not
sponsored, promoted, or endorsed in any manner by the school or any
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Provides that the allowance of prayer be consistent with the Free
Exercise and Establishment Clauses of the United States and Illinois
Constitutions (instead of the constitutional principle of freedom of
religion and the Supreme Court rulings on the separation of church and
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0832
Last action date: AUG-22-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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