Mar 02, 2010
Law gives flag display rights to Virginia homeowners
02 Mar 2010
Posted by VAR
According to the Star-Tribune, a bill prohibiting homeowners’ associations from regulating a properly displayed U.S. flag has passed both the House and the Senate and now goes to Governor McDonnell to be signed into law.
House Bill 956, sponsored by Delegate L. Scott Lingamfelter, R-Woodbridge, would give a property owner the right to display a U.S. flag as long as it complies with the federal Flag Code.
“A unit owners’ association may, however, establish reasonable restrictions as to the size, place, duration, and manner of placement or display of the flag provided such restrictions are necessary to protect a substantial interest of the unit owners’ association,” the bill states.
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