FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 46
92ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES RICHARD, RUESTMAN AND WALLACE (Co-sponsors).
Pre-filed December 3, 2002, and copies ordered printed.
TED WEDEL, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 9.110, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to Pearl
Harbor Remembrance Day, D-Day, VE Day, and VJ Day.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 9.110, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof,
to be known as sections 9.110, to read as follows:
9.110. 1. December seventh of every year shall be known and designated as "Pearl
Harbor Remembrance Day". It shall be a day on which to commemorate the sacrifice of more
than two thousand citizens of the United States who were killed and more than one thousand
citizens who were wounded when the Imperial Japanese Navy and Air Force attacked units of
the armed forces of the United States stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the Phillippines, and
the South Pacific. The teachers and students of this state shall observe this day with appropriate
exercises. All citizens of this state are requested to devote some portion of Pearl Harbor
Remembrance Day to solemn contemplation of the selfless sacrifice made by those who gave
their lives for their country in the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Phillippines, and the South
Pacific on December 7, 1941.
2. All agencies of this state and all political subdivisions of this state shall fly the flag
of the United States at half-staff each December seventh in honor of the individuals who died
as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor, the Phillippines, and the South Pacific.
3. All public buildings shall fly all United States and Missouri state flags at half-staff on D-Day, June 6, and Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, VE Day, May 8, and VJ Day,
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