TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-20
Holidays and Days of Special Observance

SECTION 16-20-4


§ 16-20-4 Grand Army Flag Day – Uniform salute to the flag.

It shall be the duty of the teachers of the public schools to prepare a program of patriotic exercises for the proper observance of Grand Army Flag Day. The department of elementary and secondary education shall prepare for the use of the schools a printed program providing for a uniform salute to the flag, to be used daily during the session of the school. The salute to the flag shall be as follows: "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".

History of Section.
(P.L. 1901, ch. 818 § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 64, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 66, § 12; P.L. 1932, ch. 1927, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 20, § 1; P.L. 1939, ch. 689, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2752, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 16-20-4.)