Education, Higher - As enacted, prohibits public institutions of higher education from denying recognition, privileges or benefits to a student organization or group on the basis of religious content of the organization's or group's speech or the manner in which the organization or group determines its organizational affairs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1; Title 49, Chapter 8, Part 1 and Title 49, Chapter 9, Part 1.
HB0534 has been assigned Public Chapter Number 283 by the Secretary of State.
  • Bill History
  • Amendments
  • Video
  • Summary
  • Fiscal Note
  • Votes
  • Actions For HB0534Date
    Pub. Ch. 283 04/30/2013
    Effective date(s) 07/01/201304/30/2013
    Signed by Governor.04/19/2013
    Transmitted to Governor for his action.04/10/2013
    Signed by S. Speaker04/10/2013
    Signed by H. Speaker04/09/2013
    Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.04/09/2013
    Passed S., Ayes 30, Nays 003/27/2013
    S. Subst. HB for comp. SB.03/27/2013
    Rcvd. from H., P1C.03/21/2013
    Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.03/18/2013
    Passed H., Ayes 75, Nays 2103/18/2013
    Sponsor(s) Added.03/18/2013
    Am. tabled.03/18/2013
    H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 3/18/201303/14/2013
    Placed on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 3/14/201303/13/2013
    Rec. For Pass. ref. to: Calendar & Rules Committee03/12/2013
    Placed on cal. Education Committee for 3/12/201303/06/2013
    Action Def. in Education Committee to 3/12/201303/05/2013
    Placed on cal. Education Committee for 3/5/201302/27/2013
    Rec. For Pass. by s/c ref. to Education Committee 02/26/2013
    Placed on s/c cal Education Subcommittee for 2/26/201302/20/2013
    Sponsor(s) Added.02/13/2013
    Assigned to s/c Education Subcommittee02/06/2013
    P2C, ref. to Education Committee02/06/2013
    Intro., P1C.02/04/2013
    Filed for intro.01/31/2013
    Actions For SB0802Date
    Comp. became Pub. Ch. 28304/30/2013
    Sponsor(s) Added.03/27/2013
    Comp. HB Subst (sends SB to dead bill file)03/27/2013
    Placed on Senate Consent Calendar cal. for 3/27/201303/22/2013
    Rec. For Pass. ref. to: S. Cal. Comm.03/20/2013
    Placed on S. Ed. Comm. cal. for 3/20/201303/14/2013
    P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm.02/06/2013
    Intro., P1C.02/04/2013
    Filed for intro.01/31/2013
  • AmendmentsFiscal Memos
    HA0144Amendment 1- to HB0534 
    No amendments for SB0802.

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  • Fiscal Summary

    NOT SIGNIFICANT


    Bill Summary

    This bill prohibits a state higher education institution that grants recognition to any student organization from discriminating against or denying recognition to a student organization, or denying to a student organization access to programs, funding, or facilities otherwise available to another student organization, on the basis of:

    (1) The religious content of the organization's speech including, but not limited to, worship; or
    (2) The organization's exercise of its rights pursuant to this bill (described below).

    This bill specifies that a religious student organization may determine that the organization's religious mission requires that only persons professing the faith of the group and comporting themselves in conformity with it qualify to serve as members or leaders.

  • FiscalNote for HB0534/SB0802 filed under HB0534
  • House Floor and Committee Votes

    HB0534 by Pody - FLOOR VOTE: PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION 3/18/2013
    Passed
              Ayes...............................................75
              Noes...............................................21

              Representatives voting aye were: Alexander, Brooks H, Brooks K, Butt, Calfee, Carr D, Carr J, Carter, Casada, Casada, Coley, Curtiss, Dean, DeBerry J, Dennis, Doss, Dunn, Durham, Eldridge, Evans, Farmer, Floyd, Forgety, Goins, Halford, Hall, Harrison, Harwell, Hawk, Hawk, Haynes, Hill M, Hill T, Holt, Johnson C, Johnson C, Kane, Keisling, Lamberth, Littleton, Lollar, Lundberg, Lynn, Marsh, Matheny, Matlock, McCormick, McCormick, McDaniel, McDaniel, McManus, Moody, Parkinson, Pody, Powers, Ragan, Ramsey, Rich, Roach, Rogers, Sanderson, Sargent, Sexton, Shepard, Shipley, Sparks, Spivey, Swann, Tidwell, Todd, Travis, VanHuss, Watson, Weaver, White D, White M, Williams K, Williams R, Windle, Womick, Mr. Speaker Harwell, Mr. Speaker Williams K -- 75.
              Representatives voting no were: Armstrong, Camper, Cooper, Favors, Fitzhugh, Fitzhugh, Gilmore, Hardaway, Jernigan, Johnson G, Jones, Love, Miller, Mitchell, Odom, Pitts, Powell, Shaw, Stewart, Towns, Turner J, Turner M -- 21.

    HB0534 by Pody - FLOOR VOTE: PREVIOUS QUESTION PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION 3/18/2013
    Passed
              Ayes...............................................67
              Noes...............................................28

              Representatives voting aye were: Alexander, Brooks H, Brooks K, Butt, Calfee, Carr J, Carter, Casada, Casada, Dean, Dennis, Doss, Dunn, Durham, Eldridge, Evans, Farmer, Floyd, Forgety, Goins, Halford, Hall, Harrison, Harwell, Hawk, Hawk, Haynes, Hill M, Hill T, Holt, Johnson C, Johnson C, Kane, Keisling, Lamberth, Littleton, Lollar, Lundberg, Lynn, Marsh, Matheny, Matlock, McCormick, McCormick, McDaniel, McDaniel, McManus, Moody, Pody, Powers, Ragan, Ramsey, Rich, Roach, Rogers, Sanderson, Sargent, Sexton, Shipley, Sparks, Spivey, Swann, Todd, Travis, VanHuss, Watson, Weaver, White D, White M, Williams R, Windle, Womick, Mr. Speaker Harwell -- 67.
              Representatives voting no were: Armstrong, Camper, Coley, Cooper, Curtiss, DeBerry J, DeBerry L, Favors, Gilmore, Hardaway, Jernigan, Johnson G, Jones, Love, Miller, Mitchell, Odom, Parkinson, Pitts, Powell, Shaw, Shepard, Stewart, Tidwell, Towns, Turner J, Turner M, Williams K, Mr. Speaker Williams K -- 28.

    HB0534 by Pody - FLOOR VOTE: LAY ON THE TABLE MOTION TO ADOPT AMENDMENT # 1 BY Fitzhugh PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION 3/18/2013
    Passed
              Ayes...............................................67
              Noes...............................................27

              Representatives voting aye were: Alexander, Brooks H, Butt, Calfee, Carr D, Carter, Casada, Casada, Coley, Dennis, Doss, Dunn, Durham, Eldridge, Evans, Farmer, Floyd, Forgety, Goins, Halford, Hall, Harrison, Harwell, Hawk, Hawk, Haynes, Hill M, Hill T, Holt, Johnson C, Johnson C, Kane, Keisling, Lamberth, Littleton, Lollar, Lundberg, Lynn, Marsh, Matheny, Matlock, McCormick, McCormick, McDaniel, McDaniel, McManus, Moody, Pody, Powers, Ragan, Ramsey, Rich, Roach, Rogers, Sanderson, Sargent, Sexton, Shipley, Sparks, Spivey, Swann, Todd, Travis, VanHuss, Watson, Weaver, White D, White M, Williams K, Williams R, Windle, Womick, Mr. Speaker Harwell, Mr. Speaker Williams K -- 67.
              Representatives voting no were: Armstrong, Camper, Cooper, Curtiss, DeBerry J, DeBerry L, Favors, Fitzhugh, Fitzhugh, Gilmore, Hardaway, Jernigan, Johnson G, Jones, Love, Miller, Mitchell, Odom, Parkinson, Pitts, Powell, Shaw, Shepard, Stewart, Tidwell, Towns, Turner J, Turner M -- 27.

              HB0534 by Pody - HOUSE CALENDAR & RULES COMMITTEE:
    Recommended for passage - refer to: House Regular Calendar 1 3/14/2013
              Voice Vote - Ayes Prevail

              HB0534 by Pody - HOUSE EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION & PLANNING COMMITTEE:
    Recommended for passage - refer to: Calendar & Rules Committee 3/12/2013
              Voice Vote - Ayes Prevail Rep.(s) Love, Pitts requested to be recorded as voting No

    HB0534 by Pody - HOUSE EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION & PLANNING SUBCOMMITTEE:
    Recommended for passage - refer to: Education Committee 2/26/2013
    Passed
              Ayes................................................7
              Noes................................................2

              Representatives voting aye were: Brooks H, DeBerry J, Forgety, Kane, Moody, White D, White M -- 7.
              Representatives voting no were: Love, Pitts -- 2.

    Senate Floor and Committee Votes

    Senate moved to substitute and conform to SB0802

    SB0802 by Beavers - FLOOR VOTE: MOTION TO ADOPT 3/27/2013
    Passed
              Ayes...............................................30
              Noes................................................0

              Senators voting aye were: Beavers, Bell, Bowling, Burks, Campfield, Crowe, Dickerson, Ford, Gardenhire, Green, Gresham, Haile, Harper, Henry, Hensley, Johnson, Kelsey, Ketron, Massey, McNally, Niceley, Norris, Overbey, Ramsey, Southerland, Stevens, Tate, Tracy, Watson, Yager, Mr. Speaker McNally, Mr. Speaker Ramsey -- 30.

    SB0802 by Beavers - SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE:
    Recommended for passage - refer to: S. Cal. Comm. 3/20/2013
    Passed
              Ayes................................................9
              Noes................................................0

              Senators voting aye were: Burks, Campfield, Crowe, Dickerson, Gardenhire, Gresham, Hensley, Kelsey, Tate -- 9.