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Introduced Version House Bill 2866 History

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H. B. 2866

 

         (By Delegates Howell, Kump, Sigler, Householder,

           Storch, Snuffer, Savilla, Gearheart,

                   Ellington and Pasdon)

         [Introduced January 11, 2012; referred to the

         Committee on the Judiciary.

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A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §1-6-1 and §1-6-2, relating to the display of the United States flag.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new article, designated §1-6-1 and §1-6-2, to read as follows:

ARTICLE 6. WEST VIRGINIA PATRIOT’S PROTECTION ACT.

§1-6-1. Short title.

    This article may be cited as the “West Virginia Patriot’s Protection Act.

§1-6-2. Display of the United States Flag.

    No resident of the State of West Virginia may be forbidden, by operation of statute, ordinance or provision in a contract, the right to display one standard sized or smaller current or historical variant of the United State’s flag at his or her residence.


    NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to allow West Virginia residents the right to display a United State’s flag at their residence.


    This article is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.

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