As a mark of respect for the victims of the Boston Marathon
bombings, President Obama has directed that flags be flown at
half-staff effective immediately and ending at sunset April 20,
Per Federal Code P.L. 94-344 and Presidential Order, the U.S
flag, Vermont State flag, POW flags, and any other flags will be
lowered at the Vermont State House, all Federal and State
Facilities around the state and public buildings and grounds around
Flags will remain at half staff from Tuesday April 16 through
sunset, April, 20, 2013.
Rule: When the U.S. flag is lowered,
the Vermont flag, the POW flag, and any other flag must also be
lowered, because the U.S. flag must always fly above or equal to
any other flags that are flown.