The bill was drafted by Jaffrey Grade School students as a way for the state's younger residents to learn the legislative process.
"There are probably more important things they could be doing," said Kim Sobotka, 35, of Derry. "I think there can be other ways to teach kids about government."
Wall agreed the vote didn't really have a purpose, but said he appreciated the news.
"I think people sit around bored and name things," Wall said. "But it's interesting. I'm a fact person. I know all kinds of random facts. It's just something more to know."
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It's officially New Hampshire
Bird: purple finch
Flower: purple lilac
Wildflower: pink lady's slipper
Animal: whitetail deer
Amphibian: spotted newt
Freshwater fish: brook trout
Saltwater fish: striped bass
Gem: smoky quartz
Tree: white birch