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  • Alabama (March 2018): Permits the use of the national motto of “In God We Trust” by government agencies and offices, in and on public buildings, including government office buildings, public school classrooms, and on vehicles.

  • Arizona (April 2018): Schools, teachers are encouraged to display national and state motto and other founding documents.

  • Arkansas (2017): House Bill 1980, also known as Act 911, which requires schools to display our national motto, “In God we Trust,” beneath the United States and Arkansas flags, when voluntary contributions are sufficient to cover the costs was signed into law on April 5, 2017.
  • Colorado (July 6, 2000): Posting of the motto in public schools: The Colorado State Board of Education voted 5-1 to approve a non-binding resolution that encouraged the “appropriate display” of the “In God We Trust” motto in public schools and other public buildings. This is believed to be the first such resolution by a state board in the United States. The vote was divided on party lines: five Republicans were in favor and one Democrat was opposed.
  • Delaware (2016): In a unanimous vote, Delaware Senators passed a resolution commemorating July 30, 2016 as the 60th Anniversary of “In God We Trust” as the official Motto of the United States.
  • Florida (June 22, 2006): In recognition of the national motto and the great seal of the State of Florida, Gov. Jeb Bush signed House Bill No. 1145 adopting “In God We Trust” as the official state motto.
  • Florida (March 2018):Requires each district school board to adopt rules to require, in all of the schools of the district and in each building used by the district school board, the display of the state motto, “In God We Trust,” in a conspicuous place.
  • Kentucky (March, 2014): State legislators authorized the display of the national motto, which now hangs in 11 committee rooms in the State Capitol and Capitol Annex, where legislators have offices and meeting rooms.
  • Kentucky (2019): Local boards shall require each public elementary and secondary school to display the national motto of the United States, “In God We Trust,” in a prominent location in the school.
  • Louisiana (May 2018): Requires instruction and display of the national motto “In God We Trust” in public schools.  The nature of the display shall be determined by each governing authority with a minimum requirement of a paper sign.
  • Maine (2016): Maine Prayer Caucus Chairman, Senator Dave Burns, sponsored a Resolution, which supports and encourages the display of America’s National Motto in homes, houses of worship, all public buildings, schools and other government institutions.
  • Mississippi (June, 2001): The legislature passed an unfunded mandate to require all public classrooms, auditoriums and cafeterias to display the national motto. State Senator Alan Nunnalee, sponsor of the legislation, said, “Prayer and the Ten Commandments have been removed from the classrooms, and I was looking for a way to put back the values I feel that our country was founded upon. Educators know that visual reinforcement is an important part of learning. And if that’s the case, it’s important that we visually reinforce the foundation of our nation.” Kenneth Briggs, a printer from Perl, MS, donated 35,000 posters containing the motto to Mississippi’s schools.
  • Ohio (Fall 2006): Requiring all public and community schools to display any donated copies of the national motto, “In God We Trust” and the state motto, “With God, All Things Are Possible.”  The bill requires public schools and charter schools using state money to display copies of the mottos if they are donated for use in a classroom, auditorium or cafeteria.
  • Oklahoma (2016):  House Resolution 1063 reflects that religious freedom is the cornerstone of a free society and reinforces that America’s identity was birthed from these powerful words, “In God We Trust”.
  • Pennsylvania (2016): House Bill 1640 , introduced by Jefferson County Republican state Rep. Cris Dush, would encourage — but not require — that the national motto be posted in all public school buildings, along with the Bill of Rights. The bill, dubbed the National Motto Display Act, cleared the state House on a 179-20 bipartisan vote.
  • South Dakota (Spring 2019): The motto must be at least 12-by-12-inches in size and easily legible. It can take the form of a mounted plaque, student artwork or other appropriate forms determined by the school principal. Must be displayed in an area where students are “most likely” to see it.
  • Tennessee (2017): Senate Bill 1355 and House Bill 26 assures that all registration plates issued or renewed after July 1, 2017 shall display our national motto, “In God We Trust.”
  • Tennessee (Summer 2018): requires schools display the motto in a prominent location where students are likely to see it, like a school entryway, cafeteria or common area. It offers more freedom on what form it takes, suggesting that it could be a mounted plaque or student artwork.
  • Texas (2003): Authorizes public schools or institutions of higher learning in each classroom, auditorium, and cafeteria to display our national motto.
  • Texas (2015): Representative Richard Peña Raymond (Laredo), Chairman of the House Committee on Human Services, joined Governor Greg Abbott at the Capitol for a bill signing ceremony for HB 315, the “In God We Trust” specialty license plates bill passed by Chairman Raymond. Any revenues that are collected from the sale of these specialty license plates will be given to the Texas Veterans Commission to assist Veterans.
  • Utah: Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill that allows Utah residents to choose an “In God We Trust” license plate as one of the standard license plate options. Under H.B. 127, the “In God We Trust” license plate option will become a standard option, alongside the existing Greatest Snow On Earth Skier and Life Elevated Arches options.
  • Virginia (April 4, 2002): The Virginia General Assembly approved a bill to post our National Motto, In God We Trust, in courtrooms.
  • Virginia (May 29, 2002): Virginia Gov. Mark Warner signed a bill into law that requires public schools to hang posters containing the motto “In God We Trust.” Apparently there was no mechanism for funding the posters. However, a private donor contributed the necessary money to print and distribute the posters.
  • West Virginia (2017): Approved by the Governor on April 11, 2017,bipartisan House Bill 2180 authorizes the issuance of special motor vehicle registration plates with our national motto, “In God We Trust.”

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