Maine Revised Statutes

§206-A. Prisoner of war - missing in action flag

1. Required.  The prisoner of war - missing in action flag must be flown in the following places until all those individuals designated as prisoners of war or missing in action are released or accounted for:
A. Above the State House; [2005, c. 658, §1 (AMD).]
B. At each National Guard facility; and [2005, c. 658, §1 (AMD).]
C. At each courthouse owned by the State on Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day as designated by section 131 and the following national holidays:
(1) Armed Forces Day, the 3rd Saturday in May;
(2) Memorial Day, the last Monday in May;
(3) Flag Day, June 14th;
(4) Independence Day, July 4th;
(5) National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the 3rd Friday in September; and
(6) Veterans Day, November 11th. [2005, c. 658, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 658, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Optional.  A municipality may display the prisoner of war - missing in action flag on a flag pole located at the main office building of the municipality whenever the flag of the United States is flown. A courthouse owned by the State may display the prisoner of war - missing in action flag on any day in addition to those required by subsection 1.
[ 2005, c. 658, §1 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 302, §2 (NEW). 2005, c. 658, §1 (AMD).