Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Passed House without amendment (05/18/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 15, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Honoring Hometown Heroes Act

(Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder (public safety officer) working in such jurisdiction who dies while serving in the line of duty.