2003 Uncodified Acts

2003 Virginia Uncodified Acts
4/22/2019

CHAPTER 902

An Act to amend and reenact § 1 of Chapter 891 and § 1 of Chapter 895 of the Acts of Assembly of 2002, relating to posting certain statement in public schools.

[H 2140]

Approved March 22, 2003

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 1 of Chapter 891 of the Acts of Assembly of 2002 is amended and reenacted as follows:

All school boards in Virginia shall prominently post (i) the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States; and (ii) the statement, "'In God We Trust,' the National Motto, enacted by Congress in 1956", in a conspicuous place in each of their schools for all students to read.

The Office of the Attorney General shall intervene on behalf of local school boards and shall provide legal defense of the provisions of this section.

2. That § 1 of Chapter 895 of the Acts of Assembly of 2002 is amended and reenacted as follows:

All school boards in Virginia shall prominently post (i) the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States; and (ii) the statement, "'In God We Trust,' the National Motto, enacted by Congress in 1956", in a conspicuous place in each of their schools for all students to read.

The Office of the Attorney General shall intervene on behalf of local school boards and shall provide legal defense of the provisions of this section.