HB0177 (CH0617)

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2016 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Prohibition on Marking Flags - Repeal

Sponsored by:

Delegate Bromwell


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 617

Synopsis:Repealing a criminal prohibition on making specified markings on a flag authorized by the United States or this State for exhibition or display, publicly exhibiting a flag of the United States or this State that has specified markings, or displaying merchandise with a flag of the United States or this State to advertise, decorate, or mark the merchandise.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Bromwell, Aumann, Brooks, Cluster, Folden, Grammer, Hettleman, Hornberger, Lafferty, Luedtke, Metzgar, Miele, Morgan, Morhaim, West, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.