Seal of the State of Nevada

EXECUTIVE ORDER 2021-14

ORDERING FLAGS TO HALF STAFF HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN SAN JOSE

WHEREAS, on May 26, 2021, an attacker opened fire at a light-rail facility in San Jose, California, killing eight people and wounding several others; and  

WHEREAS, Nevadans mourn along with the friends and families of the victims of this senseless attack; and 

WHEREAS, we, as a State, remember and honor those victims and their loved ones; and

WHEREAS, we condemn these violent acts and pray that the friends and families of the victims will be comforted by the outpouring of love and charity from their respective communities and from this nation;

NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Nevada, and pursuant to the Proclamation issued by President Joseph R. Biden on May 26, 2021, and pursuant to section 7 of title 4 of the United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:

The flags of the United States and the State of Nevada shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and all State public buildings and grounds until sunset on May 30, 2021, in honor of the victims of this attack.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 27th day of May,, in the year two thousand twenty-one.

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