HB69 (2021) Detail

Relative to the display of the national motto in schools.


HB 69  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0028

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 69

 

AN ACT relative to the display of the national motto in schools.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. True, Rock. 4; Rep. Abramson, Rock. 37; Rep. Greene, Hills. 37; Rep. Piemonte, Rock. 4; Rep. Torosian, Rock. 14; Rep. Hobson, Rock. 35; Rep. Folsom, Graf. 11

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits school boards to provide copies of the national motto of the United States for display in each school building in the district.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0028

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to the display of the national motto in schools.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Section; State Motto.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 17-a the following new section:

189:17-b   State Motto.  

I.  To the extent funds are available, a school board may provide a durable poster or framed copy of the national motto of the United States, "In God We Trust" for display in each school building in the district.  A school board may accept nonpublic funds or in-kind contributions to implement this section.

II.  In the event the display of the national motto is challenged in court, the office of the attorney general shall defend the display.  The school and the school board shall be held harmless for complying with this section.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB69 at GenCourtMobile
HB69 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 2, 2021 House Hearing
March 11, 2021 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB69 Revision: 31359 Date: Jan. 4, 2021, 10:41 a.m.

Docket


March 11, 2021: Executive Session: 03/11/2021 09:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/95090800832


March 2, 2021: Public Hearing: 03/02/2021 02:00 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/97910276071 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Education HJ 2 P. 34


Jan. 6, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/06/2020 and referred to Education