Hunter Hill on Principles & Values
Place monument to Ten Commandments at State Capitol
Legislative Summary: A BILL to provide for placement of a monument depicting the Ten Commandments at the Capitol Building. Subject to the availability of funds, there shall be placed within the capitol building or grounds a historic
granite monument depicting:
Gifts and donations from private individuals, organizations, or foundations shall be accepted.
- The Preamble to the Georgia Constitution;
- The part of the Declaration of Independence which states that men 'are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights'
- and the Ten Commandments.
Passed Senate 40-10-3 on March 12, vote #619; Sen. Hill voted YES; passed House 138-37-5 on March 3, vote #663; signed by Gov. Deal April 29.
Source: Georgia legislative voting records: HB 702
, Mar 12, 2014
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