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united states code

  • n  a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States; is prepared and published by a unit of the United States House of Representatives
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  • Our Readers' Views: Half-mast spelled out in the U.S. flag code
    To the Editor:  Regarding recent complaints that Obama has not ordered the American flag to fly at half-mast for the tragic deaths of the 19 firefighters. The United States “Flag Code” is found in Title 4 of the United States Code Title 36: “Flying the Flag at Half-Staff. This section provides that the president shall order the flag flown at half-staff for stipulated periods “… upon the death of ...
    July 23, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald

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