WVC 7 - 3 - 2 A
§7-3-2a. County commissions to purchase and display flags.
The county commission of every county of the state shall
purchase, out of its General Revenue Fund, a United States flag and
a flag of the State of West Virginia, four feet by six feet in
dimensions and of regulation bunting, or of other appropriate size
and quality, for its courthouse, and shall require the flags to be
displayed from the courthouse, or from an appropriate nearby staff
or pole, every day between the hours of sunrise and sunset, except
in inclement weather. Each county commission shall also purchase
a United States flag and a flag of the State of West Virginia, and
require the flags to be displayed at all times in the circuit
courtroom of the county. Each county and any municipality therein
may purchase a POW-MIA flag to be displayed from its courthouse or
other governmental building alongside the state flag and United
States flag on Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day, Flag Day,
Independence Day, National POW/MIA Recognition Day and Veteran's
Day each year. The custodian or other person in charge of the
courthouse shall display the flags as required by this section.
Any United States flag or flag of the State of West Virginia
purchased out of the general revenue of the county must be
manufactured in the United States.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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