California and Federal Case Law Mentioning the Phrase “Bear Flag” and/or “State Flag.
February 28, 1853 Senator Wombough Senate Resolution seeking to obtain the “original Declaration of Independence of the ‘Bear Flag War’ [and] the original flag”
Original Senate Bill No. 291 “AN ACT TO SELECT AN ADOPT THE BEAR FLAG AS THE STATE FLAG OF CALIFORNIA", by State Senator James B. Holohan, introduced January 11, 1911
January 21, 1911 Sacramento Union article “BEAR FLAG WAVES OVER THE SENATE”
California State Senate Final History, Thirty-Ninth Session, January 2 – March 11, 1911 re: Senate Bill No. 291 “AN ACT TO SELECT AN ADOPT THE BEAR FLAG AS THE STATE FLAG OF CALIFORNIA"
2004 Admission Day Proclamation by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
2005 Admission Day Proclamation by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
2006 Admission Day Proclamation by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
FLAGS Over California, A History and Guide State of California Military Department, 2002, pursuant to California Government Code 439.
Rules for the Display of the California Bear Flag as specified in "Flags Over California" - State brochure on the California Flag published in March 2002 by the Military Department, State of California.
R. D. Barton and adoption of the Bear Flag as the State Flag.
Department of General Services rules regarding the purchase of flags.
February 1, 2009
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