Text: H.R.3380 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/03/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3380

To amend title 4, United States Code, to prescribe that members of the Armed Forces and veterans out of uniform may render the military salute during hoisting, lowering, or passing of flag.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
August 3, 2007

Mr. Boren introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 4, United States Code, to prescribe that members of the Armed Forces and veterans out of uniform may render the military salute during hoisting, lowering, or passing of flag.

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

SECTION 1. Conduct by members of the Armed Forces and veterans out of uniform during hoisting, lowering, or passing of flag.

Section 9 of title 4, United States Code, is amended by striking “all persons present” and all that follows through the end and inserting “those present in uniform should render the military salute. Members of the Armed Forces and veterans who are present but not in uniform may render the military salute. All other persons present should face the flag and stand at attention with their right hand over the heart, or if applicable, remove their headdress with their right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart. Citizens of other countries should stand at attention. All such conduct toward the flag in a moving column should be rendered at the moment the flag passes.”.