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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 Denise Albert at (217) 782-0244 or via email at denise.albert@illinois.gov.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16616
Honoring Former First Lady Barbara Bush
4/20/2018 2:39:40 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, Saturday, April 21, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16607
Honoring Former First Lady Barbara Bush
4/18/2018 2:41:42 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, Day of interment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15411
Honoring Reverend Billy Graham
3/1/2018 5:39:00 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 from Sunrise to Sunset on Friday, March 2, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15364
Honoring Illinois' Fallen
2/15/2018 3:25:03 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, Thursday, February 15, 2018 until Sunset, Saturday, February 17, 2018.
https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15370
Honoring The Victims of the Tragedy in Parkland, Florida
2/15/2018 11:09:56 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, Monday, February 19, 2018.