[5-18.5] POW/MIA (prisoner of war/missing in action) flag; recognition; use. (a) The State recognizes the National League of Families' POW/MIA (prisoner of war/missing in action) flag that was recognized by the United States Congress through P. L. 101-355 on August 10, 1990.

(b) The National League of Families' POW/MIA (prisoner of war/missing in action) flag shall be flown on the grounds of the state capitol and on the grounds of the headquarters of the state department of defense on the following days:

(1) Armed Forces Day, the third Saturday in May;

(2) Memorial Day, the last Monday in May;

(3) Flag Day, June 14;

(4) Independence Day, July 4;

(5) National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the third Friday in September; and

(6) Veterans Day, November 11,

and may be flown on the grounds of the state capitol and on the grounds of the headquarters of the state department of defense on other days; provided that if the Hawaiian flag is flown on the same halyard as the flag of the United States of America at those locations, then the POW/MIA (prisoner of war/missing in action) flag may be flown under the flag of the State of Hawaii, and if the Hawaiian flag is flown on a separate halyard as the flag of the United States of America at those locations, then the POW/MIA (prisoner of war/missing in action) flag may be flown under the flag of the United States of America. [L 2010, c 40, 2]

 

 

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