HB 3604


Summary of Bill—To see entire bill click link below

Requires district school board to procure and cause to be displayed United States flag in classrooms and to provide time for students to salute United States flag once daily during school hours. Extends requirements related to procurement, display and salute of flags to public charter schools.


Current Law:  339.875

Procurement, display and salute of flags

(1) Each district school board shall:

(a) Procure a United States flag and an Oregon State flag of suitable sizes and shall cause such flags to be displayed upon or near each public school building during school hours, except in unsuitable weather, and at such other times as the board deems proper.

(b) Provide students with the opportunity to salute the United States flag at least once each week of the school year by reciting: "I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

Students who do not participate in the salute provided for by this section must maintain a respectful silence during the salute. [Formerly 332.100 and then 336.045 and then 336.630; 1999 c.137 §1]

To see the entire bill 339 Education bill 2007 edition click on the link below





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