2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-63.11a. State flag for death of soldiers - Letter of condolence.

Universal Citation: 72 OK Stat § 72-63.11a (2018)

A. The Office of Management and Enterprise Services shall, from the effective date of this act, furnish an Oklahoma state flag to any member of the United States Armed Forces, including the National Guard or Armed Forces reserve, who is either killed in the line of duty in a combat zone or dies of wounds inflicted in a combat zone and who, at the time of death, was a resident of this state or whose surviving spouse, or parents, if no surviving spouse, are residents of this state.

B. The Governor's office shall alert the Office of Management and Enterprise Services upon the death of any Oklahoma member of the United States Armed Forces. Prior to sending the flag to the deceased's spouse or parents, the Office of Management and Enterprise Services shall alert the deceased's member of the State Senate and House of Representatives so that a letter of condolence may be sent with the flag. The Oklahoma flag shall be mailed to the surviving spouse, or parents if no surviving spouse, by the Office of Management and Enterprise Services.

C. All United States flags and all Oklahoma flags purchased by the state or political subdivisions shall be manufactured in the United States.

Added by Laws 2010, c. 75, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2010. Amended by Laws 2012, c. 304, § 646.

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