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HB 1056

Bill Details

POW/MIA Flag to be Flown over ND State Capitol Grounds

A BILL for an Act to provide for the display of the prisoner of war and missing in action flag on the state capitol grounds.

This bill would...
  • Require POW/MIA Flag be flown at all times on all outdoor flagpoles on ND State Capitol Grounds.
    • Displayed on its own pole or under the US Flag

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Changed "outdoor flagpoles" to "outdoor permanent, flagpole locations"
  • Committee recommended DO PASS as amended 14-0-0 HJ 240
  • PASSED HOUSE 92-0 HJ 283

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Changed "outdoor permanent, flagpole locations" to "on the middle flagpole on the east side of the heritage center and on a flagpole in front o f the all veterans memorial"
  • Committee recommended DO PASS as amended 6-1-0 SJ 1050
  • PASSED SENATE as amended 44-1 SJ 1061
  • HOUSE REFUSED TO CONCUR HJ 1451
  • House Conference Committee Appointed: B. Koppelman, Louser, Johnston HJ 1451
  • Senate Conference Committee Appointed: Davison, Meyer, Marcellais

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Removed all current verbiage in Section 1
  • Added new verbiage
    • POW/MIA flag must be flown daily on State Capitol Grounds at the following flagpole locations;
      • Immediately south of the state capitol building
      • In front fo the all veterans memorial; and
      • On the east side of the heritage center
    • May be flown either below the flag of the US on the same flagpole or alone on a separate flagpole
    • Must be displayed using proper flag etiquitte
  • Declared an emergency
  • PASSED HOUSE 89-0 Emergency Clause carried HJ 2021
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 Emergency Clause carried SJ 1873

FISCAL NOTE: NONE

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 4/30/2019 HJ 2331

Bill Status

January 11, 2019
  • Committee recommends DO PASS 14-0-0
January 15, 2019
  • PASSED HOUSE 92-0
March 8, 2019
  • Hearing-10:15am Sheyenne River Room
March 25, 2019
  • PASSED SENATE 44-1
April 3, 2019
  • HOUSE REFUSED TO CONCUR
April 9, 2019
  • Conf.Committee Hearing 10:00am Fort Union Room
April 17, 2019
  • Conf.Committee Hearing 9:30am Fort Union Room
April 30, 2019
  • SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
Friday, December 21, 2018