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The following information was excerpted from The 2006 Florida Statutes, Title 4, Chapter 15.
TITLE IV. EXECUTIVE BRANCH.
CHAPTER 15. SECRETARY OF STATE.
15.012 State flag.--The state flag shall conform with standard commercial sizes and be of the following proportions and description: The seal of the state, in diameter one-half the hoist, shall occupy the center of a white ground. Red bars, in width one-fifth the hoist, shall extend from each corner toward the center, to the outer rim of the seal.
History.--s. 2, ch. 70-300.
15.02 Custodian of state flag; state papers; state laws and legislative documents.--The Department of State shall have custody of the state flag; of all books, papers, files, and documents belonging to the office of Secretary of State; and of the laws of the state and books, papers, journals, and documents of the Legislature.
History.--s. 3, ch. 1, 1845; RS 74; GS 75; RGS 89; CGL 111; s. 2, ch. 28086, 1953; ss. 10, 35, ch. 69-106.
Source: The Florida Legislature, The 2006 Florida Statutes, , July 7, 2007.
Source: "Amendments, Election of 11-6-1900." Florida Constitution Revision Commission. The Florida State University, 04 Aug 2005. Web. 13 Mar 2013. .
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