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HB 1143

Bill Details

APPRECIATION. Patriotism Projects Elementary Students

Pre-approved Commissioner, NDVLC

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new section to chapter 15.1-21 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to required patriotism projects for public elementary school students; and to provide a report to the legislative management.

This bill would...

  • Provide that the curriculum of each school district of elementary students include a patriotism project under the guidance of the Superintendent of public instruction.
  • Allow the school district to accept donations for patriotism projects from veteran organizations in the state.


  • Added approval to accept monetary donations from: "civic groups"
  • Added verbiage for school districts to provide assurance of completion through the shared student information system
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 9-5-0 HJ325
  • PASSED the House 64-27 HJ 370


  • 1/28/2021: Received in Senate  SJ 315
  • Committee recommended DO NOT PASS 6-0-0 SJ 867

Fiscal note: None

FAILED Senate 2-45 SJ 877

Bill Status

January 18, 2021
  • Committee hearing Coteau AB 3:pm
March 3, 2021
  • Committee Hearing 2:45pm JW 216
Sunday, January 10, 2021