Rule 80801: Flags



80000: Facilities

Date Approved

Office(s) Responsible for Rule

Office of the Board of Regents

1.  Title


2.  Rule and Regulation

Sec. 1  Display of Flags.   The flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Texas shall be flown at The University of Texas System and any of the institutions on each regular school day as required by Texas Education Code Section 1.003. The flags shall be raised, lowered, and displayed as required by Title 4 United States Code Sections 5 through 9 and by the Texas Flag Code, Texas Government Code, Chapter 3100, and may be placed at half-staff only as permitted or required by such statutory provisions.

Sec. 2  Official Flag.   The Texas State Flag shall be designated as the official flag of the U. T. System and the official flag of each institution shall be the Texas State Flag with a streamer with the official name of the institution in white letters on an orange field, and a special occasion banner, as determined to be appropriate by the institutional president in consultation with the appropriate Executive Vice Chancellor. No institution shall have or display any other flag as its official flag. Nothing in this section shall be interpreted to prohibit display of other flags in a manner consistent with the Texas Flag Code, Texas Government Code, Chapter 3100.

3.  Definitions


4.  Relevant Federal and State Statutes 

Texas Education Code Section 1.003 – The Flying of the United States and Texas Flags
Texas Government Code, Chapter 3100 – State Flag

5.  Relevant System Policies, Procedures, and Forms 


6.  Who Should Know 


7.  System Administration Office(s) Responsible for Rule 

Office of the Board of Regents

8.  Dates Approved or Amended 

Regents’ Rules Revision History

9.  Contact Information 

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