2019 Senate Bill 55 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FOURTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2019  

785B0027   SENATE BILL   NO.  55  

Introduced by:    Senators Jensen (Phil), Blare, Bolin, Cammack, Curd, DiSanto, Ewing, Greenfield (Brock), Klumb, Kolbeck, Langer, Monroe, Nelson, Otten (Ernie), Russell, Schoenbeck, Stalzer, Steinhauer, Sutton, and Youngberg and Representatives Johnson (Chris), Beal, Brunner, Chaffee, Dennert, Deutsch, Diedrich, Frye-Mueller, Glanzer, Goodwin, Gosch, Greenfield (Lana), Hammock, Haugaard, Howard, Jensen (Kevin), Latterell, Livermont, Marty, Mills, Mulally, Perry, Peterson (Sue), Pischke, Qualm, Randolph, Reimer, Steele, Weis, Wiese, and York
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 13-24 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the national motto of the United States, "In God We Trust," shall be displayed in each public school. The display shall be located in a prominent location within each public school. The display may take the form of a mounted plaque, student artwork, or any other appropriate form as determined by the school principal.
    For the purposes of this section, a prominent location is a school entryway, cafeteria, or other common area where students are most likely to see the national motto display.


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