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The official salute to the State Flag of Oklahoma: "I salute the flag of the State of Oklahoma. Its symbols of peace unite all people" was introduced with House Concurrent Resolution No. 1034 during Oklahoma's Diamond Jubilee, a celebration of 75 years of statehood. It was adopted on May 19, 1982.
A Concurrent Resolution adopting an official salute to the Oklahoma State Flag.
WHEREAS, the Oklahoma Legislature adopted Senate Joint Resolution No. 24 on May 9, 1941, which officially approved and adopted the present Oklahoma State Flag; and
WHEREAS, no official form of salute has been provided for the Oklahoma State Flag; and
WHEREAS, 1982 is Oklahoma's Diamond Jubilee Anniversary and an appropriate time for adopting a salute to the Oklahoma State Flag.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 2nd Session of the 38th Oklahoma Legislature, the Senate concurring therein:
THAT the following is adopted as the official salute to the Oklahoma State Flag:
"I salute the flag of the State of Oklahoma. Its symbols of peace unite all people."
House Concurrent Resolution No. 1034 was approved by the Oklahoma House of Representatives on April 22, by the Senate on May 18, and filed with the Secretary of State on May 19, 1982.