October 15, 1970
To provide for the flying of the American flag over the remains of the United States ship Utah in honor of the heroic men who were entombed in her hull on December 7,1941.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy is authorized and directed to take such action as may be necessary to provide for (1) the erection and maintenance of a flagpole on the remains of the battleship United States ship Utah, (2) the flying of the American flag over the remains of such battleship, and (3) the raising and lowering of such flag each day, such action having been authorized in honor of the heroic men who were entombed in her hull on December 7, 1941.
Sec. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Navy such sums as may be necessary for the cost of erection, maintenance, and operation of said flagpole.
Approved October 15, 1970.