POW/MIA Memorial Flag Act of 2002
Date: December 04, 2002
Topic: Legislative Victories


Bill Information from the Library of Congress

[DOCID: f:publ323.107]

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Public Law 107-323 107th Congress

An Act

To require the display of the POW/MIA flag at the World War II Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. NOTE: Dec. 4, 2002 - [S. 1226]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, NOTE: POW/MIA Memorial Flag Act of 2002.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. NOTE: 36 USC 101 note.

This Act may be cited as the ``POW/MIA Memorial Flag Act of 2002''.

SEC. 2. DISPLAY OF POW/MIA FLAG AT WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL, KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL, AND VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL.

(a) Requirement for Display.--Subsection (d)(3) of section 902 of title 36, United States Code, is amended by striking ``The Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial'' and inserting ``The World War II Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial''.

(b) Days for Display.--Subsection (c)(2) of that section is amended--

(1) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as subparagraphs (B) and (C), respectively; and

(2) by inserting before subparagraph (B), as so redesignated, the following new subparagraph (A):

``(A) in the case of display at the World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial (required by subsection (d)(3) of this section), any day on which the United States flag is displayed;''.

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(c) Display on Existing Flagpole. (NOTE: 36 USC 902 note.) --No element of the United States Government may construe the amendments made by this section as requiring the acquisition of erection of a new or additional flagpole for purposes of the display of the POW/MIA flag.

Approved December 4, 2002.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1226: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 148 (2002):
Oct. 2, considered and passed Senate.
Nov. 14, considered and passed House.









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