Bill Text: IA SF13 | 2021-2022 | 89th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act concerning the display of the POW/MIA flag on public buildings.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-13 - Subcommittee: Carlin, Dotzler, and Edler. S.J. 96. [SF13 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2021-SF13-Introduced.html
Senate File 13 - Introduced SENATE FILE 13 BY ZAUN A BILL FOR An Act concerning the display of the POW/MIA flag on public 1 buildings. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1673XS (4) 89 dg/rn
S.F. 13 Section 1. Section 1B.3, Code 2021, is amended to read as 1 follows: 2 1B.3 Flags on public buildings. 3 1. It shall be the duty of any board of public officers 4 charged with providing supplies for a public building in the 5 state to provide a suitable state flag and it shall be the duty 6 of the custodian of that public building to raise the flags of 7 the United States of America and the state of Iowa, upon each 8 secular day when weather conditions are favorable. 9 2. The custodian of a public building shall be authorized 10 to raise the national league of POW/MIA families’ flag on a 11 flag pole upon each secular day when weather conditions are 12 favorable. If the custodian of a public building raises the 13 national league of POW/MIA families’ flag on a flag pole, the 14 flag shall be flown second in order of precedence directly 15 underneath, or adjacent to, the flag of the United States of 16 America. 17 EXPLANATION 18 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 19 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 20 This bill provides that a custodian of a public building may 21 raise the national league of POW/MIA families’ flag upon each 22 secular day when weather conditions are favorable. 23 The bill further provides that if the national league of 24 POW/MIA families’ flag is flown on a flag pole of a public 25 building, it shall be flown second in order of precedence, 26 directly underneath, or adjacent to, the flag of the United 27 States of America. 28 -1- LSB 1673XS (4) 89 dg/rn 1/ 1
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