assembly Bill A8771

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs that the flag to be flown at half-staff to commemorate the death of members of the United States armed forces who were residents of New York and were killed in action

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A8771 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8230
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §403, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7142, S3285

A8771 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs that the flag be flown at half-staff to commemorate the death of members of the United States armed forces who were residents of New York and were killed in action.

A8771 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8771

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to authorizing the flag
  to be flown at half-staff to commemorate the death of certain  members
  of the armed forces

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 21 of section 403  of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  666  of  the  laws  of 2004, is amended to read as
follows:
  21. The flag shall be flown at full staff at all times except it shall
be flown at half-staff on the eleventh of September, known as  September
11th Remembrance Day, the seventh day of December, known as Pearl Harbor
Day,  and  to  commemorate the death of a personage of national or state
standing or of a local serviceman, official or public  servant  who,  in
the opinion of the local agency concerned, contributed to the community.
It  may  also  be flown at half-staff during special periods of mourning
designated by the President of the United States or the Governor of this
state. THE GOVERNOR AND ALL LOCAL AGENCIES OF  THIS  STATE  SHALL  ORDER
FLAGS  TO  BE FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF TO COMMEMORATE THE DEATH OF ANY MEMBER
OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES WHO WAS A RESIDENT OF THE STATE
AND WAS KILLED IN THE COURSE OF ACTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13697-01-7