Summary: H.R.692 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 110-41 (06/29/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 9, 2007. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Army Specialist Joseph P. Micks Federal Flag Code Amendment Act of 2007 - Amends federal law with regard to the flying of the national flag at half-staff to: (1) allow a governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States (governor) to proclaim that the national flag be flown at half-staff upon the death of a member of the Armed Forces from the governor's state, territory, or possession who dies while serving on active duty; (2) provide the same authority to the Mayor of the District of Columbia (District) with respect to present or former District officials and members of the Armed Forces from the District; and (3) require, when a governor or Mayor of the District issues such a proclamation, the national flag flown at any federal installation or facility in that state, territory, possession, or District to be flown at half-staff consistent with that proclamation.