State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-4.2
Category One Memorial Items

SECTION 42-4.2-1

§ 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.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 455, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 456, § 1.)