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Flag Honors

US and Illinois FlagsGovernor Rauner has ordered all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act to fly the flag of the United States of America and the Illinois flag at half-staff for every Illinois member of the armed forces, police force, fire service and other groups covered by the Act killed in the line of duty. The flags shall fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral and the two days immediately preceding that day. For more information or questions regarding flag protocol, please contact Claire Staten at (217) 782-0244 or via email at Claire.Staten@illinois.gov.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19494
Honoring Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
12/6/2018 6:08:09 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Rauner's Office that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff at Sunrise Friday, December 7, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19475
Honoring President George H.W. Bush, Former President of the United States
12/3/2018 3:38:25 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until sunset on Sunday, December 30, 2018
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19439
Honoring Illinois' Fallen
11/21/2018 11:15:19 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff from Sunrise on Saturday, November 24, 2018, until Sunset on Monday, November 26, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19347
Honoring The Victims of the Tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California
11/8/2018 5:22:14 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset, Saturday, November 10, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19293
Honoring The Victims of the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
10/29/2018 3:04:24 PM
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset, Wednesday, October 31, 2018.