Bill Text: NH HB289 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to the recitation of the Lord's prayer in public elementary schools.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-28 - Lay on Table (Rep. Ley): Motion Adopted Voice Vote 02/28/2019 House Journal 7 P. 56 [HB289 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-HB289-Introduced.html

HB 289 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0727

06/01

 

HOUSE BILL 289

 

AN ACT relative to the recitation of the Lord's prayer in public elementary schools.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Amanda Bouldin, Hills. 12; Rep. Query, Hills. 16; Rep. Gourgue, Straf. 25; Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. Frost, Straf. 16; Rep. Weston, Graf. 8; Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6; Rep. Klein, Hills. 11; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill repeals the provision permitting school districts to authorize the recitation of the Lord's prayer in public elementary schools.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0727

06/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the recitation of the Lord's prayer in public elementary schools.

 

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

 

1  Repeal.  RSA 194:15-a, relative to recitation of the Lord's prayer in elementary schools, is repealed.

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

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