WASHINGTON — The United States Flag and Maryland Flag are to be placed at half-staff.

As a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of the victims of the attack at the United States Capitol on Friday, April 2, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Tuesday, April 6, 2021. 

As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well. 

No flag may be higher than the United States flag.

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