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      RS 17:286.3     


NOTE: This provision of law was included in the Unconstitutional Statutes Biennial Report to the Legislature, dated March 14, 2016.

§286.3. Definitions

            As used in this Subpart, unless otherwise clearly indicated, these terms have the following meanings:

            (1) "Balanced treatment" means providing whatever information and instruction in both creation and evolution models the classroom teacher determines is necessary and appropriate to provide insight into both theories in view of the textbooks and other instructional materials available for use in his classroom.

            (2) "Creation-science" means the scientific evidences for creation and inferences from those scientific evidences.

            (3) "Evolution-science" means the scientific evidences for evolution and inferences from those scientific evidences.

            (4) "Public schools" mean public secondary and elementary schools.

            Added by Acts 1981, No. 685, §1.

NOTE: The Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science Act, R.S. 17:286.1 to 286.7, was held unconstitutional in Edwards v. Aguillard, La. 1987, 107 S.Ct. 2573, 96 L.Ed.2d 510.

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