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Bible bill to be heard by House committee Thursday

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Representative Thomas Carmody's state symbol bill will be heard by a House committee Thursday morning.

If passed, it would establish a bible as Louisiana's state book.

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It's not just any bible. It would be the oldest book owned by the state which is thought to have been published in the 15th century.

The Committee of Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs will hear the bill after the full house adjourns.

KTBS 3 News will keep you updated on what happens in that committee meeting.

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