Text: H.R.2411 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/14/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2411


To direct the Architect of the Capitol to fly the flag of a State over the Capitol each year on the anniversary of the date of the State’s admission to the Union.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 14, 2009

Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


A BILL

To direct the Architect of the Capitol to fly the flag of a State over the Capitol each year on the anniversary of the date of the State’s admission to the Union.

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

SECTION 1. Short Title.

This Act may be cited as the “State Admission Day Recognition Act of 2009”.

SEC. 2. Flying State Flag Over Capitol on Anniversary of State’s Admission to Union.

(a) In General.—To honor the anniversary of each State’s admission to the Union, the Architect of the Capitol shall fly the flag of the State over the Capitol each year on the anniversary of the date of the State’s admission to the Union.

(b) Effective Date.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The Architect of the Capitol shall fly the first flag of a State over the Capitol under this section on the first September 9 which occurs after the date of the enactment of this Act, in honor of the anniversary of the admission of California to the Union.

(2) TREATMENT OF FIRST FLAG FLOWN.—The Architect shall present the first State flag flown over the Capitol under this section (as described in paragraph (1)) to the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West.