Bill Text: NH HB1225 | 2016 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Permitting high school students who are members of the armed forces to wear their uniforms at graduation.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Passed) 2016-05-03 - Signed by Governor Hassan 05/02/2016; Chapter 32; Eff. 7/1/2016 [HB1225 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2016-HB1225-Introduced.html

HB 1225 - AS INTRODUCED

 

2016 SESSION

16-2129

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1225

 

AN ACT permitting high school students who are members of the armed forces to wear their uniforms at graduation.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Edelblut, Hills. 38; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Rep. Pitre, Straf. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires school boards to adopt a policy permitting a student who has joined the United  States armed services to wear his or her military uniform at graduation.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

16-2129

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen

 

AN ACT permitting high school students who are members of the armed forces to wear their uniforms at graduation.

 

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

 

1  New Subdivision; Military Uniforms.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 70 the following new subdivision:

Military Uniforms

189:71  Military Uniform.  The school board of every school district shall adopt a policy that permits a graduating student who has enlisted or accepted a commission in any branch of the United States armed forces to wear his or her military dress uniform at graduation.  In this section, "armed services" shall have the same meaning as in RSA 99-F:2.

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

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