Summary: S.2755 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 114-156 (05/16/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate passed version is repeated here.)

Fallen Heroes Flag Act of 2016

(Sec. 3) This bill allows the Representative or Senator of an immediate family member of a deceased firefighter, law enforcement officer, member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew, or public safety officer who died in the line of duty to give the family, on request, a Capitol-flown flag, together with a certificate, signed by the official providing the flag (the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Representative, or the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Senator), that contains an expression of sympathy for the family.