senate Bill S4896

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the POW/MIA flag to be displayed at every state and local public building at which the flag of the United States of America is displayed

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Apr 29, 2011 referred to finance

S4896 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง403-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1408

S4896 - Summary

Requires the POW/MIA flag to be displayed at every state and local public building at which the flag of the United States of America is displayed.

S4896 - Sponsor Memo

S4896 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4896

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2011
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD08785-01-1

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