A N A C T
RELATING TO STATE EMBLEMS -- STATE TARTAN
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 42-4 of the General Laws entitled "State Emblems" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
42-4-17. State Tartan. -- The St. Andrews Society of RI, Inc. is hereby authorized to create, authenticate and register, at the sole expense of the Society, the official tartan of the state, hereinafter to be called "The State of Rhode Island Tartan."
For the purposes of this section, "tartan" means any of many textile patterns consisting of stripes of varying widths and colors crossed at right angles against a solid background, each forming a distinctive design worn by the members of a Scottish clan.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.