S. 1877 (110th): A bill to amend title 4, United States Code, to prescribe that members of the Armed Forces ...

...and veterans out of uniform may render the military salute during hoisting, lowering, or passing of flag.

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Jul 26, 2007 (Referred to House Committee).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1877

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 26, 2007

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

AN ACT

To amend title 4, United States Code, to prescribe that members of the Armed Forces and veterans out of uniform may render the military salute during hoisting, lowering, or passing of flag.

1.

Conduct by members of the Armed Forces and veterans out of uniform during hoisting, lowering, or passing of flag

Section 9 of title 4, United States Code, is amended by striking all persons present and all that follows through the end and inserting those present in uniform should render the military salute. Members of the Armed Forces and veterans who are present but not in uniform may render the military salute. All other persons present should face the flag and stand at attention with their right hand over the heart, or if applicable, remove their headdress with their right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart. Citizens of other countries should stand at attention. All such conduct toward the flag in a moving column should be rendered at the moment the flag passes..

Passed the Senate July 25, 2007.

Nancy Erickson,

Secretary.