Procurement, display and salute of flags
(1)Each district school board and public charter school governing body shall:
(a)Procure a United States flag and an Oregon State flag of suitable sizes and shall cause the flags to be displayed upon or near each school building under the control of the board or used by the governing body:
(A)During school hours, except in unsuitable weather; and
(B)At any other time the board or the governing body deems proper.
(b)Procure United States flags of a suitable size for classrooms and cause a flag to be displayed in each classroom in each school building under the control of the board or used by the governing body.
(c)Provide students with the opportunity to salute the United States flag at least once each week of the school year by reciting: “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”
(2)Notwithstanding subsection (1)(a) of this section, a public charter school governing body is required to procure and display a flag upon or near a public charter school building only if:
(a)The public charter school is located in a public building; or
(b)The public charter school is located in a private building and proper equipment is readily available for the purpose of displaying the flag.
(3)Students who do not participate in the salute provided for by this section must maintain a respectful silence during the salute. [Formerly 332.100 and then 336.045 and then 336.630; 1999 c.137 §1; 2013 c.466 §1]
Section 339.875 — Procurement, display and salute of flags,