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2009 Senate Bill 357: Regulate flag pole construction
  1. Introduced by Sen. Gilda Jacobs (D) on March 11, 2009, to extend state regulations on public playground equipment to include flagpoles, and require public flagpoles to be made of aluminum or a material that is considered by the industry to be high strength and lightweight material. The bill is introduced following the recent death of a child when a flag pole fell on her in a wind storm.
    • Referred to the Senate Education Committee on March 11, 2009.
      • Reported in the Senate on February 23, 2010, with the recommendation that the bill pass.

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