2016 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 3 - State Elective Officers
Chapter 31 - Governor
Section 3-10f - Flying flags at half-staff.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 3-10f (2016)

(a) In the event of the death of a present or former principal figure of state government or of a member of the armed forces, as defined in section 27-103, who is from Connecticut and dies in the line of duty, the Governor may proclaim that the national flag be flown at half-staff. When such proclamation is issued, all state government buildings, offices, public schools and military bases shall fly the national flag and the state flag at half-staff.

(b) In the event of the death of a state official or prominent citizen, the Governor may proclaim that the state flag be flown at half-staff. When such proclamation is issued, all state government buildings, offices, public schools and military bases shall fly the state flag at half-staff.

(P.A. 06-138, S. 1; P.A. 13-44, S. 1.)

History: P.A. 13-44 replaced former provisions with Subsec. (a) re national flag at half-staff upon death of principal government figure or member of armed forces and Subsec. (b) re state flag at half-staff upon death of official or prominent citizen, effective May 24, 2013.

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