Amend CSHB 3979 (house committee report) by striking page 2, line 6 through page 4, line 4 and substituting the following:
(h-3)  For courses in the social studies curriculum in Texas history, United States history, world history, government, civics, social studies, or other similar subjects, a teacher, administrator, or other employee of a state agency, school district, or open-enrollment charter school may not:
(1)  be required to engage in training, orientation, or therapy that presents any form of race or sex stereotyping or blame on the basis of race or sex; and
(2)  require or make part of a course the concept that:
(A)  one race or sex is inherently superior to another race or sex;
(B)  an individual, by virtue of the individual's race or sex, is inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or unconsciously;
(C)  an individual should be discriminated against or receive adverse treatment solely or partly because of the individual's race or sex;
(D)  members of one race or sex cannot and should not attempt to treat others without respect to race or sex;
(E)  an individual's moral character is necessarily determined by the individual's race or sex;
(F)  an individual, by virtue of the individual's race or sex, bears responsibility for actions committed in the past by other members of the same race or sex;
(G)  an individual should feel discomfort, guilt, anguish, or any other form of psychological distress on account of the individual's race or sex; or
(H)  meritocracy or traits such as a hard work ethic are racist or sexist or were created by members of a particular race to oppress members of another race.