Public Chapter 310
SENATE BILL NO. 1645
By Ford, Dixon, Harper
Substituted for: House Bill No. 1633
By John DeBerry, Armstrong, Pruitt, Towns, Ulysses Jones, Miller, Cooper, Larry Turner, Bowers, Lois DeBerry, Brooks, Langster
AN ACTTo amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-6-2202, relative to public education.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-6-2202(b), is amended by adding the following language as a new, appropriately designated subdivision:
( ) In recommending textbooks for use in social studies, Tennessee history, American history, or any related subject, the commission shall strive to recommend textbooks which accurately and comprehensively portray the full range of diversity and achievement of racial and ethnic minorities as well as the role and importance of religion in history.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.