Bill Summary for H 746 (2021-2022)

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Apr 29 2021

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House Bill 746 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 29, 2021
AN ACT REQUIRING POW/MIA FLAGS TO BE FLOWN AT STATE-OWNED BUILDINGS AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS IF THE FLAG CAN BE ATTACHED TO AN EXISTING FLAGPOLE.
Intro. by Goodwin, Warren, Hanig, Richardson.

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Enacts new GS 144-10 requiring the "Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA)" flag to be displayed and flown over all State-owned buildings and at all public school buildings whenever the US flag is displayed if the POW/MIA flag can be attached to an existing flagpole. Sets out requirements for the flag and its display. Requires the flags to be purchased for State-owned buildings in the same manner as the State flag.  Allows local boards of education to accept donations of the flag or purchase of flags with available funds.

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