4 March 2017
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Pledge of Allegiance to State Flag
[Government Code] Sec. 3100.101. PLEDGE. The pledge of allegiance to the state flag is: "Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible."
[Government Code] Sec. 3100.102. OCCASIONS AT WHICH PLEDGE MAY BE RECITED. The pledge of allegiance to the state flag may be recited at any:
(1) public or private meeting at which the pledge of allegiance to the United States flag is recited; and
(2) state historical event or celebration.
[Government Code] Sec. 3100.103. ORDER OF RECITATION. The pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States should be recited before the pledge of allegiance to the state flag if both are recited.
[Government Code] Sec. 3100.104. RECITING PLEDGE. If the pledge to the state flag is recited, each person who is present and:
(1) not in uniform should:
(A) face the state flag and stand at attention with the person's right hand over the heart;
(B) if wearing a head covering that is easy to remove, remove that head covering with the right hand and hold it at the person's left shoulder, with the person's hand over the heart; and
(C) recite the pledge; or
(2) in uniform should remain silent, face the flag, and make the military salute.
The New Yorker's Hendrik Hertzberg discusses the pledge here.