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Alabama Flag Statute

2022-228

ENROLLED, An Act, Relating to property; to provide that a homeowner's association or condominium association may not prohibit the displaying of the flag of the State of Alabama on residential property within the association, with exceptions. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA: 

Section 1. (a) As used in this act, the following terms shall have the following meanings: 

(1) CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION. The entity responsible for the administration and management of condominium property. 

(2) HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION. As defined under 15 35-20-2, Code of Alabama 1975. 

(3) UNIT OWNERS' ASSOCIATION. As defined under Section 35-8A-301, Code of Alabama 1975. 

(b) Except as provided in subsection (c), a condominium association, homeowner's association, or unit owners' association may not adopt or enforce any policy, or enter into any agreement, that would restrict or prevent a member of the association from displaying the flag of the State of Alabama within the association on property which the member has a separate ownership interest or a right to 2 exclusive possession or use. 

(c) Nothing in this act shall be considered to prevent any reasonable restriction on the time, place, or manner of displaying the flag of the State of Alabama necessary to protect a substantial interest of the condominium association, homeowner's association, or unit owners' association. 

Section 2. This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.​​