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January 25, 2000






SENATE BILL No. 2

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DIGEST OF SB 2 (Updated January 24, 2000 3:14 PM - DI 51)



Citations Affected: IC 4-20.5; IC 36-1.

Synopsis: Display of the Ten Commandments on public property. Authorizes the display of the Ten Commandments on real property owned by the state or a political subdivision as part of an exhibit displaying other documents of historical significance that formed and influenced the United States legal or governmental system.

Effective: July 1, 2000.





Adams K, Craycraft, Ford, Waterman, Weatherwax, Antich




    November 16, 1999, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.
    January 18, 2000, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    January 24, 2000, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.





Reprinted

January 25, 2000

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


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SENATE BILL No. 2



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state and local administration.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 4-20.5-21 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]:
     Chapter 21. Displays on Public Property
    Sec. 1. This chapter governs the display of objects on real property owned by the state.
    Sec. 2. An object containing the words of the Ten Commandments may be displayed on real property owned by the state along with other documents of historical significance that have formed and influenced the United States legal or governmental system. Such display of an object containing the words of the Ten Commandments shall be in the same manner and appearance generally as other documents and objects displayed, and shall not be presented or displayed in any fashion that results in calling attention to it apart from the other displayed documents and objects.

    SECTION 2. IC 36-1-16 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS

A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]:
     Chapter 16. Displays on Public Property
    Sec. 1. This chapter governs the display of objects on real property owned by a political subdivision.
    Sec. 2. An object containing the words of the Ten Commandments may be displayed on real property owned by a political subdivision along with other documents of historical significance that have formed and influenced the United States legal or governmental system. Such display of an object containing the words of the Ten Commandments shall be in the same manner and appearance generally as other documents and objects displayed, and shall not be presented or displayed in any fashion that results in calling attention to it apart from the other displayed documents and objects.