senate Bill S584

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to display of missing in attack on our nation flag commonly known as MIA-OON flag

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.512
Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 01, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2011 1st report cal.848
Jan 05, 2011 referred to finance

Votes

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Apr 18, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S584
30
2
committee
30
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S584
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S584 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6210
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §403-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3186, A4041

S584 - Summary

Relates to display of Missing In Attack On Our Nation flag commonly known as MIA-OON flag.

S584 - Sponsor Memo

S584 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   584

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, ADAMS, ADDABBO, ALESI, BRESLIN, DILAN, FLANA-
  GAN,   GOLDEN,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  JOHNSON,  KRUEGER,  LANZA,  LARKIN,
  MAZIARZ, OPPENHEIMER, PERALTA, PERKINS, SALAND, SAVINO --  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 display of the Missing
  In Attack On Our Nation flag on public buildings

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  403-c
to read as follows:
  S 403-C. DISPLAY OF MISSING IN ATTACK ON OUR NATION FLAG TO BE COMMON-
LY KNOWN AS THE MIA-OON FLAG. 1. EVERY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN AND VILLAGE IS
ENCOURAGED TO DISPLAY THE MIA-OON FLAG AT THE BUILDING HOUSING ITS LOCAL
LEGISLATIVE  BODY  FOR  A PERIOD OF THIRTY DAYS OR SUCH LONGER PERIOD AS
THAT BODY DEEMS APPROPRIATE EVERY YEAR COMMENCING EACH  SEPTEMBER  ELEV-
ENTH.
  2. EVERY STATE POLICE FACILITY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE HEAD-
QUARTERS, SUBSTATIONS AND TRAINING ACADEMY, IS ENCOURAGED TO DISPLAY THE
MIA-OON  FLAG  FOR  A PERIOD OF THIRTY DAYS OR SUCH LONGER PERIOD AS THE
SUPERINTENDENT OF THE STATE POLICE DEEMS APPROPRIATE EVERY YEAR COMMENC-
ING EACH SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH.
  3. THE MIA-OON FLAG SHALL DISPLAY A BLACK SILHOUETTE OF A MOTHER HOLD-
ING HER CHILD'S HAND UPON A FIELD OF YELLOW. UNDERNEATH THE IMAGE  SHALL
BE  THE  PHRASE  "YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED" IN BLACK LETTERING. THE
IMAGE OF MOTHER AND CHILD SHALL SYMBOLIZE THE VULNERABILITY OF INNOCENTS
TO TERRORIST ATTACK, WHILE THE YELLOW SHALL SYMBOLIZE THAT  THOSE  TAKEN
BY TERRORIST ATTACKS WILL BE RETURNED TO THEIR LOVED ONES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04771-01-1

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