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2013 Senate Bill 428: Ban governments placing foreign-made American flags on veterans’ graves

Public Act 19 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on June 12, 2013 To prohibit local governments from buying American flags made outside this country to place on veteran’s graves, unless no competitively-priced American-made flags are available.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on June 12, 2013
Reported in the Senate on September 18, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on September 26, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 26, 2013
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2013 (same description)
To prohibit local governments from buying American flags made outside this country to place on veteran’s graves, unless no competitively-priced American-made flags are available.
Received in the House on October 2, 2013
Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on October 2, 2013
Reported in the House on January 29, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on February 12, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 12, 2014
Passed 101 to 9 in the House on February 13, 2014 (same description)
To prohibit local governments from buying American flags made outside this country to place on veteran’s graves, unless no competitively-priced American-made flags are available.
Received in the Senate on February 18, 2014
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on February 18, 2014
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on February 25, 2014

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