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SECTION 845-A
Presentment of flags lowered to half-staff in memorial of the death of any police officer or peace officer
Executive (EXC) CHAPTER 18, ARTICLE 35
§ 845-a. Presentment of flags lowered to half-staff in memorial of the
death of any police officer or peace officer. In the event the governor
orders the flags of the United States and the State of New York to be
lowered to half-staff, in memorial of the death of any police officer or
peace officer identified in the central state registry of police
officers and peace officers established pursuant to section eight
hundred forty-five of this article, the commissioner shall, in
cooperation with the office of general services, arrange for the
procurement of a flag of the United States and a flag of the State of
New York, which were flying over the capitol building at the time such
flags were lowered to half-staff in compliance with the governor's
order. Upon the procurement of such flags, the commissioner, or his or
her representative, shall offer the presentment of such flags, without
cost, to the person designated to dispose of the remains of the officer,
in whose honor such flags were lowered in memorial.