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4957Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020321Primary Sponsor: OwensAll Sponsors: OwensDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\pt\1859djc02.docResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Finance Committee 06 SFDate of Last Amendment: 20020522Subject: Flag of National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia to be flown atop State House, welcome centers, and state buildings on certain daysHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20020523 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to Committee House 20020523 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020522 Amended, read second time House 20020516 Committee report: Favorable with 21 HEPW amendment House 20020321 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on May 16, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 22, 2002 - Word format
May 22, 2002
S. Printed 5/22/02--H.
Read the first time March 21, 2002.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-210 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF FAMILIES OF AMERICAN PRISONERS AND MISSING IN SOUTHEAST ASIA BE FLOWN ATOP THE DOME OF THE STATE HOUSE AND ON THE GROUNDS OF OR ATOP ALL SOUTH CAROLINA STATE WELCOME CENTERS AND STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS ON CERTAIN DAYS.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 10-1-210. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the official flag of the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia, more commonly referred to as the POW/MIA flag, shall be flown on the grounds of or atop all South Carolina state welcome centers on the following days of each year:
(1) the first day of January - New Year's Day;
(2) the third Monday in February - President's Day;
(3) the second Sunday in May - Mother's Day;
(4) the third Saturday in May - Armed Forces Day;
(5) the last Monday of May - Memorial Day;
(6) the fourteenth day of June - Flag Day;
(7) the third Sunday in June - Father's Day;
(8) the fourth day of July - Independence Day;
(9) the seventh day of August - the anniversary of the establishment of the Purple Heart;
(10) the third Friday of September - POW/MIA Remembrance Day;
(11) the eleventh day of November - Veterans Day;
(12) the fourth Thursday in November - Thanksgiving Day; and
(13) the twenty-fifth day of December - Christmas Day."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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