senate Bill S1806

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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

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view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 13, 2015 signed chap.151
Aug 03, 2015 delivered to governor
Mar 09, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.57
substituted for a867
Feb 10, 2015 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 21, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.32
Jan 14, 2015 referred to rules

S1806 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง403-a, Exec L

S1806 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring certain municipalities to display the prisoner of war and missing in action flag.

S1806 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1806 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2015

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the executive law, relating to requiring certain munici-
  palities to display the prisoner of war and missing in action flag


  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 403-a of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 366 of the laws  of  2014,  is  amended  to  read  as
  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)] 902 at the
building housing its local legislative body if a  congressionally  char-
tered  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 follow-
ing days:  Armed Forces Day, the third Saturday in  May;  Memorial  Day,
the  last Monday in May; Flag Day, THE SECOND SUNDAY IN June [14]; Inde-
pendence Day, July 4; National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the third Friday
in September except if such date of commemoration 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.


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