WHEREAS, upon being notified of the death of Congressman Floyd D. Spence, I issued Executive Order 2001-19 ordering that the flags above all state government buildings be lowered to half-staff in honor of the late Congressman; and
WHEREAS, the body of Congressman Spence will lie in state in the State House in order that members of the public may pay their respects and appropriately mourn his passing.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina and of the United States of America, I hereby extend Executive Order 2001-19 so that the flags above all state government buildings shall remain at half-staff through Tuesday, August 21, 2001.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 17th DAY OF AUGUST 2001.
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