SB 806 Requires all government buildings to fly the U.S. and Missouri flags at half-staff when any Missouri resident is killed in combat
Sponsor: Engler
LR Number: 3487S.05T Fiscal Note: 3487-05
Committee: Pensions, Veterans' Affairs and General Laws
Last Action: 6/23/2008 - Signed by Lt. Governor (Acting Governor) Journal Page:
Title: SCS SB 806 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008
House Handler: Meadows

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SCS/SB 806 - This act provides that the U.S. and Missouri state flags shall be flown at half-staff for one full day whenever a Missouri resident is killed in the line of duty during military service. The Missouri veterans' commission shall make ongoing reasonable efforts to determine if any residents have been killed in the line of duty, and shall notify the governor of any such death. The governor, who shall determine the day on which the resident shall be honored, shall then notify the office of administration.

This act is similar to HB 557 (2007).

ALEXA PEARSON