[USC02] 36 USC 302: National motto
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36 USC 302: National motto Text contains those laws in effect on November 11, 2019
From Title 36-PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND ORGANIZATIONSSubtitle I-Patriotic and National Observances and CeremoniesPart A-Observances and CeremoniesCHAPTER 3-NATIONAL ANTHEM, MOTTO, FLORAL EMBLEM, MARCH, AND TREE

§302. National motto

"In God we trust" is the national motto.

( Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1263 ; Pub. L. 107–293, §3(a), Nov. 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 2060 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
302 36:186. July 30, 1956, ch. 795, 70 Stat. 732 .

Amendments

2002-Pub. L. 107–293 reenacted section catchline and text without change.

Reaffirmation of Language

Pub. L. 107–293, §3(b), Nov. 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 2061 , provided that: "In codifying this subsection [probably should be "section", meaning section 3 of Pub. L. 107–293, which amended this section], the Office of the Law Revision Counsel shall make no change in section 302, title 36, United States Code, but shall show in the historical and statutory notes that the 107th Congress reaffirmed the exact language that has appeared in the Motto for decades."