senate Bill S7483

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires certain municipalities to display the prisoner of war and missing in action flag

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8489 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2014 approval memo.5
signed chap.366
Sep 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1707
substituted for s7483
Jun 20, 2014 substituted by a8489a
ordered to third reading cal.1707
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 15, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S7483 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8489
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง403-a, Exec L

S7483 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain municipalities to display the prisoner of war and missing in action flag on certain days, when such flags have been provided to the municipalities by a local veterans' organization.

S7483 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7483 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7483

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  requiring  certain
  municipalities  to  display  the prisoner of war and missing in action
  flag

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 403-a of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 411 of the laws  of  2005,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Every county outside the city of New York, city, town, and village
is encouraged to display the prisoner of war and missing in action  flag
at  the building housing its local legislative body on all days on which
the flag of the United States of America is  displayed.    EVERY  COUNTY
OUTSIDE  THE  CITY  OF NEW YORK, AND EVERY CITY, TOWN, AND VILLAGE SHALL
FLY AN OFFICIAL NATIONAL LEAGUE OF FAMILIES POW/MIA FLAG, AS  DESIGNATED
BY SECTION 2 OF PUBLIC LAW 101-355 (36 U.S.C. 189) AT THE BUILDING HOUS-
ING  ITS  LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY IF A CONGRESSIONALLY CHARTERED VETERANS
ORGANIZATION INCLUDING ANY POST,  CHAPTER,  DETACHMENT  UNIT,  AUXILIARY
UNIT  OR  SOCIETY OF SUCH VETERANS ORGANIZATION HAS PROVIDED THE COUNTY,
CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE WITH SUCH  FLAG  AND,  UPON  SUCH  MUNICIPALITY'S
REQUEST,  ANY  NECESSARY ATTACHMENTS OR FASTENERS REQUIRED TO ENABLE THE
FLAG TO BE VISIBLE TO THE PUBLIC, ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS:   ARMED  FORCES
DAY,  THE  THIRD  SATURDAY IN MAY; MEMORIAL DAY, THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY;
FLAG DAY, JUNE 14; INDEPENDENCE DAY, JULY 4; NATIONAL  POW/MIA  RECOGNI-
TION  DAY,  THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER EXCEPT IF SUCH DATE OF COMMEM-
ORATION CANNOT BE OBSERVED DUE TO A RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY, SUCH  OBSERVANCES
SHALL  THEN  BE CONDUCTED ON THE SECOND FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AND VETERANS
DAY, NOVEMBER 11.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13067-06-4

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