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1:30 p.m. – Senate Study bill 3017:

Senate Study Bill 3017 was proposed by State Government committee chair Sen. Roby Smith. It’s an act concerning the display of flags on public school sites and public buildings.

The bill provides that a custodian of a public building shall only be authorized to raise the flags of the United States of America, the state of Iowa, the national league of POW/MIA families, and an official flag adopted by the political subdivision that owns or operates the public building.

The bill further provides that the board of directors of a public school district shall only be authorized to raise the flags of the United States of America, the state of Iowa, the national league of POW/MIA families, and an official flag adopted by the applicable board of directors of the school on the flagstaff on each school site under its control.

Author: Jacob Hall