senate Bill S8283

2019-2020 Legislative Session

relation to a state flag for raising awareness of veteran suicide

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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May 06, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations

S8283 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Add §92, State L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S5148

S8283 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the "Suicide Awareness and Remembrance Flag" shall be the official state flag for the raising of awareness of veteran suicide; directs the commissioner of general services to establish a protocol for the flying of such flag.

S8283 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8283 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8283

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the state law, in relation to a state flag  for  raising
  awareness of veteran suicide

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

  Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new section 92 to read
as follows:
  § 92. STATE  FLAG  FOR  RAISING  AWARENESS  OF  VETERAN  SUICIDE.  THE
"SUICIDE  AWARENESS  AND  REMEMBRANCE  FLAG" SHALL BE THE OFFICIAL STATE
FLAG FOR THE RAISING OF AWARENESS OF VETERAN SUICIDE.  THE  COMMISSIONER
OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  SHALL ESTABLISH A PROTOCOL FOR THE FLYING OF SUCH
FLAG.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16304-01-0

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