View Amendment Current Amendment: ED to Bill 969

The Committee on Education proposed the following amendment (WAB\969C001.RT.WAB22):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:

/SECTION 1. Article 5, Chapter 1, Title 59 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 59-1-325.(A) The State Superintendent of Education shall make provisions to implement rules and regulations developed by the State Board of Education for the display of the following depictions in a prominent location in each public school in this State:

(1) the official motto of the United States, 'In God We Trust';

(2) the official mottos of South Carolina, 'Dum Spiro Spero' and 'Animis Opibusque Parati,' and their respective translations;

(3) an accurate representation of the United States flag; and

(4) an accurate representation of the South Carolina state flag.

(B) The head of each public school shall ensure that the depictions required in subsection (A) are displayed in the manner adopted by the State Board of Education and as directed by the State Superintendent of Education. Nothing in this section shall prohibit the solicitation or acceptance of funds donated to achieve its purpose."

SECTION2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /