H.B.839. The Display of the State Motto

Florida House of Representatives
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                    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

Section 1. Subsection (4) is added to section 1003.44, Florida Statutes, to read: 1003.44 Patriotic programs; rules.— (4) Each district school board shall adopt rules to require, in all of the schools of the district and in each building used by the district school board, the display of the state motto, "In God We Trust," designated under s. 15.0301, in a conspicuous place.

Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.

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  • Died in Education

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Received

    Wed, Feb 28th 2018
  • Referred to Education; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules

    Wed, Feb 28th 2018
  • In Messages

    Wed, Feb 28th 2018
  • Passed; YEAS 97 NAYS 10 -HJ 642, 643

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • Read 3rd time

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • Placed on 3rd reading

    Tue, Feb 20th 2018
  • Read 2nd time

    Tue, Feb 20th 2018
  • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/20/18

    Thu, Feb 15th 2018
  • Placed on Calendar

    Thu, Feb 8th 2018
  • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 1

    Wed, Feb 7th 2018
  • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/07/18, 9:00 am, Reed Hall

    Mon, Feb 5th 2018
  • Now in Education Committee

    Tue, Jan 23rd 2018
  • Favorable by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0

    Tue, Jan 23rd 2018
  • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee, 01/23/18, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall

    Fri, Jan 19th 2018
  • Introduced

    Tue, Jan 9th 2018
  • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; Education Committee

    Fri, Dec 8th 2017
  • Filed

    Wed, Nov 29th 2017