845-a. Presentment of flags lowered to half-staff in memorial of the death of any police officer or peace officer. In the event the governor orders the flags of the United States and the State of New York to be lowered to half-staff, in memorial of the death of any police officer or peace officer identified in the central state registry of police officers and peace officers established pursuant to section eight hundred forty-five of this article, the commissioner shall, in cooperation with the office of general services, arrange for the procurement of a flag of the United States and a flag of the State of New York, which were flying over the capitol building at the time such flags were lowered to half-staff in compliance with the governor's order. Upon the procurement of such flags, the commissioner, or his or her representative, shall offer the presentment of such flags, without cost, to the person designated to dispose of the remains of the officer, in whose honor such flags were lowered in memorial.
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