2013 Regular Session
SB 215 B
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Sprenger , Senator Kruse , Senator Knopp
Regular Sponsors: Senator Close , Senator Johnson (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to school mascots; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Permits district school board to enter into written agreement with federally recognized Native American tribe in Oregon that is located closest to school district with respect to name, symbol or image of mascot associated with a Native American tribe, expected behavior of students and spectators at athletic events with respect to mascot, and training on cultural diversity that athletic directors or other persons identified by school board are required to complete.
<i>Removes from definition of term "discrimination," for education purposes, use of Native American mascot if agreement entered into by entity using mascot and governing body of Native American tribe meets specified requirements.</i>] <b></b> Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
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