senate Bill S8230

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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2018 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2018 1st report cal.1349
Apr 20, 2018 referred to finance

S8230 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8771
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §403, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3285, A7142

S8230 (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.

S8230 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8230 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8230

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 20, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 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

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