senate Bill S8825

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Makes May 15th Police Memorial Day, a state holiday

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 20, 2020 referred to rules

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S8825 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-A, Exec L

S8825 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to making May 15th Police Memorial Day, a state holiday, and requires the state division of criminal justice services to annually organize a fitting ceremony at the Police Memorial Wall; requires the governor to appear in person at such ceremony.

S8825 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8825 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8825

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 20, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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 making May 15th Police
  Memorial Day, a state holiday, and requiring  the  state  division  of
  criminal  justice  services to annually organize a fitting ceremony at
  the Police Memorial Wall and  requiring  the  governor  to  appear  in
  person at such ceremony

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

  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
follows:
  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 FIFTEENTH, TO BE
KNOWN AS "POLICE MEMORIAL DAY", May seventeenth, to be known  as  "Thur-
good Marshall Day", the first Sunday in June, to be known as "Children's
Day",  June  second,  to  be  known  as "Italian Independence Day", June
twelfth, to be known as "Women Veterans  Recognition  Day",  June  nine-
teenth,  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 Day" and also to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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