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108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2999

   To ensure by law the ability of the military service academies to 
  include the offering of a voluntary, nondenominational prayer as an 
                      element of their activities.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 4, 2003

   Mr. Jones of North Carolina (for himself and Mr. Wilson of South 
  Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                      Committee on Armed Services

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                                 A BILL


 
   To ensure by law the ability of the military service academies to 
  include the offering of a voluntary, nondenominational prayer as an 
                      element of their activities.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PRAYER AT MILITARY SERVICE ACADEMY ACTIVITIES.

    (a) In General.--The superintendent of a service academy may have 
in effect such policy as the superintendent considers appropriate with 
respect to the offering of a voluntary, nondenominational prayer at an 
otherwise authorized activity of the academy, subject to such 
limitations as the President may prescribe.
    (b) Service Academies.--For purposes of this section, the term 
``service academy'' means any of the following:
            (1) The United States Military Academy.
            (2) The United States Naval Academy.
            (3) The United States Air Force Academy.
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