senate Bill S8598

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to designating June nineteenth as a public holiday

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Current Bill Status Via A10628 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.926
substituted for s8598
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by a10628
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.926
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
reported and committed to rules
Jul 14, 2020 committee discharged and committed to judiciary
Jun 17, 2020 referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8598
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Judiciary committee Vote

S8598
14
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committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

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S8598 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10628
Law Section:
General Construction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §24, Gen Con L

S8598 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Designates June nineteenth, known as Juneteenth, as a public holiday.

S8598 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8598 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8598

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general construction law, in relation to designating
  June nineteenth as a public holiday

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

  Section  1.  Section 24 of the general construction law, as amended by
chapter 347 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  § 24. Public holidays; half-holidays. The term public holiday includes
the following days in each year:  the first day of January, known as New
Year's day; the third Monday of January,  known  as  Dr.  Martin  Luther
King, Jr. day; the twelfth day of February, known as Lincoln's birthday;
the  third  Monday in February, known as Washington's birthday; the last
Monday in May, known as Memorial day; the second Sunday in  June,  known
as Flag day; THE NINETEENTH DAY OF JUNE, KNOWN AS JUNETEENTH; the fourth
day  of  July, known as Independence day; the first Monday in September,
known as Labor day; the second Monday in October, known as Columbus day;
the eleventh day of November, known as Veterans' day; the fourth  Thurs-
day  in November, known as Thanksgiving day; and the twenty-fifth day of
December, known as Christmas day, and if any of such  days  except  Flag
day  is  Sunday, the next day thereafter; each general election day, and
each day appointed by the president of  the  United  States  or  by  the
governor of this state as a day of general thanksgiving, general fasting
and  prayer, or other general religious observances. The term half-holi-
day includes the period from noon to midnight of each Saturday which  is
not a public holiday.
  § 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16688-01-0

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