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SB 1289: schools; national motto; state motto

PRIME SPONSOR: Senator Griffin, LD 14

BILL STATUS: Chaptered

 

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Abstract

☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal NoteRelating to the state motto.

Provisions

1.       Allows a teacher or administrator to read or post the state motto in any school building. (Sec. 1)

2.       Outlines the national motto. (Sec. 1)

Current Law

Teachers and administrators are permitted to read or post the following in any school building:

·         The national motto.

·         The national anthem.

·         The Pledge of Allegiance.

·         The Preamble to the Constitution of Arizona.

·         The Declaration of Independence.

·         The Mayflower Compact.

·         Documents of the founding fathers and presidents.

·         Published decisions of the Supreme Court.

·         Acts of Congress (A.R.S. § 15-717).

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·         Fifty-third Legislature                     SB 1289

·         Second Regular Session                  Version 4: Chaptered

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