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H.R. 692 (110th): Army Specialist Joseph P. Micks Federal Flag Code Amendment Act of 2007


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6/29/2007--Public Law. Army Specialist Joseph P. Micks Federal Flag Code Amendment Act of 2007 - Amends federal law with regard to the flying of the national flag at half-staff to: (1) allow a governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States (governor) to proclaim that the national flag be flown at half-staff upon the death of a member of the Armed Forces from the governor's state, territory, or possession who dies while serving on active duty; (2) provide the same authority to the Mayor of the District of Columbia (District) with respect to present or former District officials and members of the Armed Forces from the District; and (3) require, when a governor or Mayor of the District issues such a proclamation, the national flag flown at any federal installation or facility in that state, territory, possession, or District to be flown at half-staff consistent with that proclamation.