EXECUTIVE ORDER
BJ 15-26

FLAGS AT HALF STAFF


WHEREAS, on Friday night, November 13, 2015, more than 120 people were killed in a series of terrorist attacks around Paris;
WHEREAS, over 350 others were wounded in these tragic incidents, many of them critically;
WHEREAS, countless law enforcement officers, first responders, volunteers and citizens risked their lives to provide immediate aid to the numerous victims;
WHEREAS, the thoughts and prayers of all Louisianians are with Paris, the victims of this horrific attack, and their families.
NOW THEREFORE, I, BOBBY JINDAL, Governor of the State of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and laws of the State of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:
SECTION 1: As an expression of respect for victims of the Paris attacks, the flags of the United States and the State of Louisiana shall be flown at half staff over the State Capitol and all public building and institutions of the State of Louisiana until sunset on Friday, November 20, 2015.
SECTION 2: This Order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until sunset, Friday, November 20, 2015, unless amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded prior to that date.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 15th day of November, 2015.

Bobby Jindal
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Tom Schedler
Secretary of State