HB 223

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to flag etiquette; creating s.
3256.015, F.S.; requiring the Governor to order flags
4to be flown at half-staff to honor fallen law
5enforcement officers and firefighters; providing an
6effective date.
8Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
10     Section 1.  Section 256.015, Florida Statutes, is created
11to read:
12      256.015  Display of flag to honor fallen law enforcement
13officers and firefighters.-The Governor shall order the flags at
14all state buildings, facilities, and property to be flown at
15half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral of
16any law enforcement officer or firefighter who dies in the line
17of duty.
18     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.

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