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H.R. 2467 - To amend title 4, United States Code, to permit the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

Introduced: 2017-05-16
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
 

This bill requires the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff upon the death of the Mayor of the District of Columbia, by order of the President, from the day of death until interment.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2467


    To amend title 4, United States Code, to permit the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 16, 2017

    Ms. Norton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

    To amend title 4, United States Code, to permit the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

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

SECTION 1. Flying flag of United States at half-staff in the event of the death of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

Section 7(m) of title 4, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in the fourth sentence, by striking “Government and the Governor of a State, territory, or possession,” and inserting “Government, the Governor of a State, territory, or possession, and the Mayor of the District of Columbia,”; and

(2) in the eighth sentence, by striking “or the Governor of a State, territory, or possession;” and inserting “, the Governor of a State, territory, or possession, or the Mayor of the District of Columbia;”.


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