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Oregon Teachers and Religious Dress: 2010 HB 3686


Oregon 2010 HB 3686 (only the engrossed bill is available now. If it passes both Chambers, look for the enrolled bill, and later, after the Governor signs it, look for a 2010 Oregon Law, chapter xxx.)

This Summary is from the html version of the engrossed bill (also in PDF):


The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to consideration by the Legislative Assembly. It is an editor’s brief statement of the essential features of the measure.

Includes difficulty or expense to maintain religiously neutral work environment among factors to be considered when determining if requested accommodation creates undue hardship for employer that is school district, education service district or public charter school.

Repeals provisions prohibiting teacher in public school from wearing religious dress while engaged in duties as teacher and sanctioning teacher for doing so. { + Takes effect July 1, 2011. + }…” (Read full engrossed bill.)

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