schools; dress codes; graduation ceremonies
State of Arizona
House of Representatives
First Regular Session
HOUSE BILL 2705
amending Title 15, chapter 3, article 3, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-348; relating to local governance of schools.
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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Title 15, chapter 3, article 3, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 15-348, to read:
15-348. Dress code policies; traditional tribal regalia; objects of cultural significance; graduation ceremonies; definitions
A. A school district governing board, a charter school governing body or any public school may not prohibit a student who is a member of a federally recognized Indian Tribe or who is eligible to be enrolled as a member of a federally recognized Indian Tribe from wearing traditional tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance at a graduation ceremony.
Sec. 2. Emergency
This act is an emergency measure that is necessary to preserve the public peace, health or safety and is operative immediately as provided by law.
APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR APRIL 20, 2021.
FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 20, 2021.