senate Bill S1989

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Commemorates constitution day

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Jan 18, 2019 referred to finance


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S1989 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4627, A8208
2021-2022: S7370, A1808

S1989 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Commemorates constitution day on September seventeenth.

S1989 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1989 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019

  SERINO, SEWARD -- 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 commemorating consti-
  tution day


  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 168-a of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 481 of the laws  of  2012,  is  amended  to  read  as
  3.  The  following  days  shall be days of commemoration in each year:
January sixth, to be known as "Haym Salomon  Day",  January  twenty-sev-
enth, to be known as "Holocaust Remembrance Day", February fourth, to be
known  as "Rosa Parks Day", February fifteenth, to be known as "Susan B.
Anthony Day", February sixteenth, to be known as  "Lithuanian  Independ-
ence  Day",  February  twenty-eighth, to be known as "Gulf War Veterans'
Day", March fourth, to be known as "Pulaski Day",  March  tenth,  to  be
known as "Harriet Tubman Day", March twenty-ninth, to be known as "Viet-
nam  Veterans'  Day", April ninth, to be known as "POW Recognition Day",
April twenty-seventh, to be known as "Coretta  Scott  King  Day",  April
twenty-eighth, to be known as "Workers' Memorial Day", the first Tuesday
in  May to be known as "New York State Teacher Day", May seventeenth, to
be known as "Thurgood Marshall Day", the first Sunday  in  June,  to  be
known  as  "Children's  Day", June second, to be known as "Italian Inde-
pendence Day", June twelfth, to be known as "Women Veterans  Recognition
Day",  June  nineteenth,  to  be known as "Juneteenth Freedom Day", June
twenty-fifth, to be known as "Korean War Veterans' Day", August  twenty-
fourth,  to  be  known  as  "Ukrainian Independence Day", August twenty-
sixth, to be known as "Women's Equality Day", September eleventh, to  be
known  as "Battle of Plattsburgh Day" and also to be known as "September
11th Remembrance Day", September thirteenth, to be known as "John  Barry

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


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