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10/2/2020
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
Per Public Law 107-51 (passed by the 107th United States Congress), the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff each year in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, in Emmitsburg, Maryland. This year, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will occur on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Therefore, the United States Flag shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Sunday October 4, 2020.
As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well. No flag may be higher than the United States flag.
9/29/2020
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Full-Staff
The United States Flag and Maryland State Flag shall be raised to full staff at sunset, today, Tuesday, September 29, 2020, the day of interment for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Associate Justice Ginsburg passed away on September 18, 2020.
9/25/2020
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, September 26, 2020. This is the day of interment for former State Delegate Joseph V. Lutz, who passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Former State Delegate Lutz represented Legislative District 35A.
The United States Flag and Maryland State Flag will continue to be flown at half-staff until sunset on the day of interment for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A separate notice that states when to raise both the United States and Maryland flags will be distributed at a later date.
9/18/2020
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away today, September 18, 2020. Title 4 of the United States Code states that the United States Flag shall be flown at half-staff on the day of death until the day of interment for an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
9/14/2020
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Monday, September 14, 2020. This is the day of interment for former State Senator Edward J. Mason, who passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Former State Senator Mason represented Legislative District 1.
9/11/2020
Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag Are at Half-Staff
President Donald J. Trump ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Friday, September 11, 2020 for Patriot Day. This is in honor of the individuals that lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
8/5/2020
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
The Maryland State Flag shall be raised to full-staff effective immediately, today, August 5, 2020. The flag was lowered in honor of Bob Culver, County Executive for Wicomico County, who passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020.
7/28/2020
Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). This is in honor of Bob Culver, County Executive for Wicomico County, who passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020.
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