S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 23, 2013
Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring the display
of the prisoner of war/missing in action flag at every public building
at which the flag of the United States of America is displayed
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 403-a of the executive law, as amended by chapter
411 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
S 403-a. Display of prisoner of war and missing in action flag. [1.
Every county outside the city of New York, city, town, and village is
encouraged to display the] THE prisoner of [war and missing] WAR/MISSING
in action flag [at the building housing its local legislative body on
all days on] SHALL BE DISPLAYED AT EVERY PUBLIC BUILDING FACILITY AT
which the flag [of the United States of America] is displayed.
[2. Every state police facility, including but not limited to the
headquarters, substations, and training academy, is encouraged to
display the prisoner of war and missing in action flag on all days on
which the flag of the United States of America is displayed.]
S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.