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Committee on the JudiciaryConstitution, Civil Rights and Civil LibertiesIntroducedJune 14th, 2013
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Honoring Hometown Heroes Act
To amend title 4, United States Code, to provide for the flying of the flag at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder in the line of duty.
Honoring Hometown Heroes Act - Authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder (public safety officer) working in such jurisdiction who dies while serving in the line of duty.