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Bill Number: 2527 Ratification Number: 144 Act Number 104 Introducing Body: House Subject: Relating to certain functions of the governor
(A104, R144, H2527)
AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR, BY ADDING SECTION 1-3-470 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR ON THE DAY OF BURIAL OR OTHER SERVICE FOR ANY FIREFIGHTER OR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IN THIS STATE WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY SHALL ORDER ALL FLAGS ON STATE BUILDINGS TO BE FLOWN AT HALF-MAST IN TRIBUTE TO THE DECEASED FIREFIGHTER OR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR SHALL ALSO REQUEST THAT FLAGS OVER THE BUILDINGS OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE SIMILARLY BE FLOWN AT HALF-MAST FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 7, Chapter 3, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 1-3-470. The Governor on the day of burial or other service for any firefighter or law enforcement officer in this State who died in the line of duty shall order all flags on state buildings to be flown at half-mast in tribute to the deceased firefighter or law enforcement officer. The Governor shall also
request that flags over the buildings of the political subdivisions of this State similarly be flown at half-mast for this purpose."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.