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Texas State Flag Code

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General provisions regarding the Texas state flag, and information on the display of the flag, the flag pledge, and the retirement of the state flag are included in Chapter 3100 of the Texas Government Code, available from the Texas Constitution and Statutes site.


Specific topics include:

Section 3100.002 -- The description of the state flag

Sections 3100.051 - 3100.064 -- Information regarding the display of the state flag outdoors, on flagpoles, and with other flags. Also included are instructions for displaying the flag horizontally or vertically, and the proper manner to display the state flag from or in a building, over a street, or on a motor vehicle

Section 3100.065 -- The display of the state flag at half-staff

Sections 3100.066 - 3100.069 -- Carrying of the state flag in general, in procession with other flags, hoisting and lowering the state flag, and passing the flag in parade or review

Section 3100.070 -- Limitations on the display of the state flag

Sections 3100.071 - 3100.072 -- Authority of the Governor regarding the flag and limitations on governmental subdivisions or agencies

Section 3100.073 -- Folding the state flag

Sections 3100.101 - 3100.104 -- State flag pledge

Sections 3100.151 - 3100.152 -- Retirement of the state flag and the recommended retirement ceremony

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