Senate File 13 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1concerning the display of the POW/MIA flag on public
2buildings.
3BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1   Section 1.  Section 1B.3, Code 2021, is amended to read as
2follows:
   31B.3  Flags on public buildings.
   41.  It shall be the duty of any board of public officers
5charged with providing supplies for a public building in the
6state to provide a suitable state flag and it shall be the duty
7of the custodian of that public building to raise the flags of
8the United States of America and the state of Iowa, upon each
9secular day when weather conditions are favorable.
   102.  The custodian of a public building shall be authorized
11to raise the national league of POW/MIA families’ flag on a
12flag pole upon each secular day when weather conditions are
13favorable. If the custodian of a public building raises the
14national league of POW/MIA families’ flag on a flag pole, the
15flag shall be flown second in order of precedence directly
16underneath, or adjacent to, the flag of the United States of
17America.
18EXPLANATION
19The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
20the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   21This bill provides that a custodian of a public building may
22raise the national league of POW/MIA families’ flag upon each
23secular day when weather conditions are favorable.
   24The bill further provides that if the national league of
25POW/MIA families’ flag is flown on a flag pole of a public
26building, it shall be flown second in order of precedence,
27directly underneath, or adjacent to, the flag of the United
28States of America.
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