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PRINTER'S NO. 2667
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1896
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY MALONEY, KAUFFMAN, WATSON, RYAN, SACCONE, MURT,
QUIGLEY, PICKETT, MENTZER, ROTHMAN, DAVIS, PASHINSKI,
DRISCOLL, COX, CALTAGIRONE, MILLARD, DeLUCA, BRADFORD,
GOODMAN, READSHAW, JOZWIAK AND KORTZ, OCTOBER 30, 2017
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT, OCTOBER 30, 2017
AN ACT
Amending the act of March 4, 1970 (P.L.128, No.49), entitled "An
act granting to the Governor of the Commonwealth the sole
authority for regulating the display of the flag of the
United States from any public ground or building and from any
ground or building of certain other institutions," further
providing for the display of the official POW/MIA flag on
Commonwealth grounds or buildings.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 1(d) of the act of March 4, 1970
(P.L.128, No.49), entitled "An act granting to the Governor of
the Commonwealth the sole authority for regulating the display
of the flag of the United States from any public ground or
building and from any ground or building of certain other
institutions," is amended to read:
Section 1. * * *
(d) In addition to any other powers and duties imposed by
this section, [the Governor shall permit the display of the
official POW/MIA flag from the flagpoles of any public building
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or ground in this Commonwealth.] the following shall apply:
(1) W hen the United States flag is displayed on any ground
or building owned or under the control of the Commonwealth, the
official POW/MIA flag shall also be displayed where it can be
reasonably accommodated.
(2) In the case of all other public grounds and buildings in
this Commonwealth, the Governor shall permit the display of the
official POW/MIA flag.
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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