Monday, July 4, 2016
Did you know there are particular rules of ettiquete and protocol for flying both the United States and the Texas state flag?
Flags of our state and nation are flying all around us. Individuals who want to display the flag are often fuzzy about the law, etiquette, and protocol. Our Flying the Flag research guide will help you find the information you need to ensure you are flying the flag proudly and properly.
We highlight state and federal law as well as useful digital articles that you can read from home, such as:
- The United States Flag: Federal Law Relating to Display and Associated Questions [PDF] by the Congressional Research Service (CRS)
- Folding the Flag from the Boy Scouts of America
- State of Texas Flag from the Texas House of Representatives; includes historical information, rules governing the use of the flag, and the Texas pledge of allegiance