Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 71 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 1A, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 1A. At the commencement of the first class of each day in all grades in all public schools the teacher in charge of the room in which each such class is held shall announce that a period of silence not to exceed one minute in duration shall be observed for personal thoughts, and during any such period, silence shall be maintained and no activities engaged in.