H.R. 2546 (111th): Blue Star/Gold Star Flag Act of 2010

May 21, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Passed House) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

S. 3477 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 10, 2010

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 19, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

May 21, 2009
Passed House
May 19, 2010
John Boccieri
Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated
May 20, 2010
4 pages
Related Bills
S. 3477 (Related)
Blue Star/Gold Star Flag Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 2010

Full Title

To ensure that the right of an individual to display the Service flag on residential property not be abridged.


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56 cosponsors (34D, 22R) (show)

House Financial Services

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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5/19/2010--Passed House amended.
Blue Star/Gold Star Flag Act of 2010 - States that a condominium association, cooperative association, or residential real estate management association may not adopt or enforce any policy, or enter into any agreement, that would restrict or prevent an association member from displaying a Service Flag on residential property within the association with respect to which such member has a separate ownership interest or a right to exclusive possession or use.
(A Service Flag, also known as a "blue star banner," is an official banner authorized by the Department of Defense [DOD] for display by families who have members serving in the Armed Forces during any period of war or hostilities the United States may be engaged in for the duration of such hostilities.)
States that nothing in this Act shall be considered to permit any display or use inconsistent with: (1) any DOD regulations regarding rules or customs pertaining to the proper display or use of the Service Flag; or (2) any reasonable restriction pertaining to the time, place, or manner of displaying the flag necessary to protect a substantial interest of the condominium, cooperative, or residential real estate management association.

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