Thursday, October 02, 2008




SEC. 595. MILITARY SALUTE FOR THE FLAG DURING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM BY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES NOT IN UNIFORM AND BY VETERANS.

Section 301(b)(1) of title 36, United States Code, is
amended by striking subparagraphs (A) through (C) and inserting the
following new subparagraphs:


`(A) individuals in uniform should give the
military salute at the first note of the anthem and maintain that
position until the last note;


`(B) members of the Armed Forces and veterans who
are present but not in uniform may render the military salute in the
manner provided for individuals in uniform; and


`(C) all other persons present should face the flag
and stand at attention with their right hand over the heart, and men
not in uniform, if applicable, should remove their headdress with their
right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the
heart; and'.