2014 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Sprenger , Senator Kruse , Senator Close , Senator Girod|
|Regular Sponsors:||Senator Johnson , Representative Freeman(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to school mascots; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Allows district school board to enter into approved written agreement with federally recognized Native American tribe in Oregon for use of mascot that represents, is associated with or is significant to tribe.
Permits district school board to enter into written agreement with federally recognized Native American tribe in Oregon to identify acceptable name, symbol or image of mascot that represents or is associated with Native American tribe, to identify behavior expectations at athletic events and to identify required training on cultural diversity. Requires agreement to describe acceptable uses of mascot, comply with State Board of Education rules and be approved by board. Requires board to approve agreement that meets requirements. Requires board to adopt rules by January 1, 2017. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|