§ 42-4.2-1. Definition of category one memorial item.
(a) As used in this chapter, a category one memorial item shall include a structure, sculpture, inscription, or icon, or similar item, which meets the following criteria:
(1) Has attained a secular traditional, cultural, or community recognition and/or value;
(2) Is located on property that is owned by either the state, a city or town, or any instrumentality thereof;
(3) Was in existence prior to January 1, 2012; and
(4) Is designated as a category one memorial pursuant to § 42-4.2-2.
(b) A memorial may, but does not need to be, related to military affairs in order to be designated as a category one memorial.
(c) The potential identification of an item or the item having recognizable identification with a known or established religion shall not exclude the item from being designated as a category one memorial item, so long as the provisions of subsection (a) are met.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 455, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 456, § 1.)