senate Bill S6712

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes September twenty-second of each year as a day of commemoration known as Veteran Suicide Awareness and Remembrance Day

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.804
reported and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Sep 13, 2019 referred to rules


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S6712 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: S4093, A6975
2023-2024: S3284, A5114

S6712 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes September twenty-second of each year as a day of commemoration known as Veteran Suicide Awareness and Remembrance Day.

S6712 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6712 (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
                            September 13, 2019
 Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing September
   twenty-second of each year as a day of commemoration known as "Veteran
   Suicide Awareness and Remembrance 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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