Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2001 ch. 079
Other Identifying Information:2001 House Bill 2105
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning the flag of the United States of America; relating to the use and display thereof amending K.S.A. 72-5308 and 73-707 and repealing the existing sections.
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CHAPTER 79

HOUSE BILL No. 2105


An Act concerning the flag of the United States of America; relating to the use and display

thereof amending K.S.A. 72-5308 and 73-707 and repealing the existing sections.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 72-5308 is hereby amended to read as follows: 72-

5308. It shall be the duty of (a) The state board of education to shall

prepare for the use of the public schools a program providing for patriotic

exercises as may be deemed by it the board deems to be expedient, under

such instructions as may best meet the varied requirements of the dif-

ferent grades in such schools. The program of patriotic observation of

every school district shall include:

(1) A daily recitation of the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the

United States of America. It shall also make provision for;

(2) instructions relating to flag etiquette, use and display; and

(3) provisions relating to the observance in public schools of Lincoln's

birthday, Washington's birthday, Memorial day, and Flag day, and such

other legal holidays of like character as may be designated by law.

(b) The state board of education shall adopt any rules and regulations

necessary to implement the provisions of subsection (a).

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 73-707 is hereby amended to read as follows: 73-707.

It shall be the duty of the district board or boards of education of every

public, or The board of education of every school district and the propri-

etor of a private or parochial school, in this state to shall provide a suitable

flag of the United States of America with staff or flagpole for every school-

house and cause the same to be displayed during every school day either

from a flagstaff or, in inclement weather, within the school building under

the control and supervision of such board or proprietor. The flag shall be

displayed in conformance with the instructions relating to flag etiquette,

use and display adopted by the state board of education under K.S.A. 72-

5308, and amendments thereto.

Sec. 3. K.S.A. 72-5308 and 73-707 are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved April 3, 2000.


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Date Composed: 09/25/2001 Date Modified: 09/25/2001