Gov't Code Section 3100.152
Conduct of Retirement Ceremony
(a)A retirement ceremony for a state flag should be conducted with the honor and respect inherent in the traditions of this state.
(b)During a retirement ceremony:
(1)each citizen of this state who is present and not in uniform should:
(A)stand at attention with the person’s right hand over the heart; and
(B)if wearing a head covering that is easy to remove, remove the head covering with the person’s right hand and hold it at the person’s left shoulder, with the right hand over the heart;
(2)each person who is present and in uniform should make the military salute at the appropriate time as designated by the ceremony;
(3)each person who is present, not in uniform, and a member of the armed forces or a veteran may make the military salute at the appropriate time as designated by the ceremony; and
(4)each person who is present but not a citizen of this state should stand at attention.
(c)In a retirement ceremony in which the flag is to be burned or buried, the flag may be retired as a whole or the colors of the flag may be separated for individual dedication, with the separation taking place immediately before the retirement and dedication ceremony.
(d)The official retirement ceremony for the state flag encouraged for public use is:
Section 3100.152 — Conduct of Retirement Ceremony,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.3100.htm#3100.152 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).