Session of 1998
HOUSE BILL No. 2807
By Committee on Education
AN ACT concerning school districts; relating
to observance of periods of
10 silence in classrooms;
amending K.S.A. 72-5308a and repealing the
11 existing section.
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
14 Section 1. K.S.A.
72-5308a is hereby amended to read as follows: 72-
15 5308a. The board of education of every
school district may authorize the
16 observance of a brief period of
silence in each ;
µblic school classroom
teacher in charge may observe a
brief period of silence maintained by the
18 district with the participation of
all the pupils therein assembled at the
19 opening of every school day.
This The period of silence shall not
20 ducted as a religious exercise but shall be
an opportunity for silent prayer
21 or for silent reflection on the anticipated
activities of the day.
22 Sec. 2. K.S.A.
72-5308a is hereby repealed.
23 Sec. 3. This act
shall take effect and be in force from and after its
24 publication in the statute book.