Critical Race Theory
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR: May 25, 2021
AMENDED TO BECOME THE 'CRITICAL RACE THEORY' BILL
SB 0623 by *Bell , Johnson, Kelsey, Pody, Stevens, Bowling - HB 0580
by *Ragan , WHITE, CEPICKY, SHERRELL, SMITH, DARBY, ZACHARY, GRILLS, HOWELL, HELTON, LAMBERTH, RUDD, TERRY, CASADA, LITTLETON, WARNER, CARR, CARRINGER, GRIFFEY, CRAWFORD, WEAVER, BRICKEN, GILLESPIE, WRIGHT, RUDDER, CALFEE, WILLIAMS, HALFORD, HICKS T, ALEXANDER, COCHRAN, RUSSELL, MOODY, HAWK, HULSEY, TODD, SEXTON J, GARRETT, MOON, HOLSCLAW, DOGGETT, SPARKS, POWERS, HURT, REEDY, GANT, FAISON, KUMAR, ELDRIDGE, LEATHERWOOD, MARSH, VAUGHAN, BOYD, HALL, HASTON, OGLES, LYNN
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the commissioner to post, by June 1, 2022, and by June 1 each year thereafter, the number of waivers of average class size limits granted to LEAs to assist the LEAs with funding grow your own programs.
STATUS: SB623-HB580 went to a Conference Committee, so the Senate could add a few things, then the House and the Senate voted on adopting the Report:
SB0623 by Bell - FLOOR VOTE: MOTION TO ADOPT CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT 5/5/2021 Passed 69-20
Representatives voting aye were: Alexander, Baum, Boyd, Bricken, Calfee, Campbell S, Carr, Carringer, Casada, Cepicky, Cochran, Crawford, Curcio, Darby, Doggett, Eldridge, Faison, Farmer, Gant, Garrett, Gillespie, Griffey, Grills, Halford, Hall, Haston, Hawk, Hazlewood, Helton, Hicks G, Hicks T, Holsclaw, Howell, Hurt, Johnson C, Keisling, Kumar, Lafferty, Lamberth, Leatherwood, Littleton, Lynn, Marsh, Moody, Moon, Ogles, Powers, Ragan, Ramsey, Reedy, Rudd, Rudder, Russell, Sexton J, Sherrell, Smith, Sparks, Terry, Todd, Vaughan, Warner, Weaver, White, Whitson, Williams, Windle, Wright, Zachary, Mr. Speaker Sexton C -- 69.
Representatives voting no were: Beck, Chism, Clemmons, Dixie, Freeman, Hakeem, Harris, Hodges, Jernigan, Johnson G, Lamar, Love, McKenzie, Mitchell, Parkinson, Powell, Shaw, Stewart, Thompson, Towns -- 20
SB0623 by Bell - FLOOR VOTE: Motion to Adopt Conference Committee Report 5/5/2021 Passed 25-7-1
Senators voting aye were: Bailey, Bell, Bowling, Crowe, Gardenhire, Haile, Hensley, Jackson, Johnson, Kelsey, Lundberg, Massey, Niceley, Pody, Powers, Reeves, Roberts, Rose, Southerland, Stevens, Swann, Watson, White, Yager, Mr. Speaker McNally -- 25.
Senators voting no were: Akbari, Campbell, Gilmore, Kyle, Robinson, Walley, Yarbro -- 7.
Senators present and not voting were: Briggs -- 1
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORTS
Below is the link to the Majority Report that was accepted and the Minority Report that was rejected:
Majority Report # 1 for SB0623 / HB0580
Minority Report # 1 for SB0623 / HB0580
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