Half-Staff Alert for November 30, 2015
For Michigan Only


WHEREAS, Section 1 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution vests the executive power of the state of Michigan in the Governor; and

WHEREAS, under Section 12 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 the Governor is the commander-in-chief of Michigan's armed forces; and

WHEREAS, under Section 7 of Chapter 1 of Title 4 of the United States Code, 4 USC 7, by order of the President, the flag of the United States shall be displayed at halfstaff upon the death of principal figures of the United States and the governor of a state, territory or possession; and

WHEREAS, in the event of the death of other officials or foreign dignitaries, the flag is to be displayed at half-staff according to Presidential instructions or orders, or in accordance with recognized customs or practices not inconsistent with the law; and

WHEREAS, in the event of the death of a present or former official of the government of any state, territory, or possession of the United States, the governor of that state, territory, or possession may proclaim that the flag of the United States shall be displayed at half-staff; and

WHEREAS, it is appropriate that the flag of the United States be displayed at half-staff on state buildings, grounds, and facilities as directed by the President or the Governor; and

WHEREAS, it is appropriate that the flag of the United States be displayed at half-staff throughout the state of Michigan and on Michigan waters as a mark of respect for the memory and in honor of the service of members of our Armed Forces killed in the line of duty; and

WHEREAS, it is desirable to provide direction for the uniform observance of this mark of respect to state departments and agencies and guidance to the People of the State of Michigan generally on such occasions;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard D. Snyder, Governor of the state of Michigan, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Michigan Constitution of 1963, the laws of the state of Michigan, and the laws of the United States of America, order (the flag to be displayed at ahlf staff on November 30th.)






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