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H.R.6450 – Old Glory Only Act

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Sponsor: Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] (Introduced 07/19/2018)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  (All Actions)

Constitutional Authority Statement

 [Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 122 (Thursday, July 19, 2018)]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
By Mr. DUNCAN of South Carolina:
H.R. 6450.
Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant
to the following:
Article I, Section 8, Clause 17 grants Congress the power
to exercise exclusive legislation pertaining to “other
needful Buildings” owned by the United States.
[Page H6589]

Summary

To prohibit the flying of any flag other than the United States flag over United States diplomatic and consular posts, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

        SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Old Glory Only Act”.

        SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON FLYING OF CERTAIN FLAGS OVER UNITED STATES DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR POSTS.

The Secretary of State shall ensure that no United States diplomatic or consular post flies any flag other than the United States flag over such post.

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