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2021-2022 Legislative Session
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2021-A10728 (ACTIVE) - Details
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S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10728 I N A S S E M B L Y September 23, 2022 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Mitaynes) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the executive law, the transportation law, the vehicle and traffic law, the town law, the county law, the general construction law and the personal property law, in relation to chang- ing the designation of the public holiday of Columbus day to Indige- nous People's day THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The legislature hereby declares that beginning the second Monday in October 2021, the holiday formerly known as Columbus day will be designated as Indigenous People's day. § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 403 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 666 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: 2. The flag shall be displayed daily, weather permitting, on or near the main administration building of every public institution, whenever such institution is open to the public. The flag shall also be displayed, weather permitting, on the following days in each year: the first day of January, known as New Year's day; the third Monday of Janu- ary, known as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day; the twelfth day of Febru- ary, 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 of June, known as Flag day; the fourth day of July, known as Independence day; the first Monday in September, known as Labor day; the third Friday in September, known as National POW/MIA Recogni- tion day, except if such date of commemoration cannot be observed due to a religious holiday, such observances shall then be conducted on the second Friday in September; September eleventh, known as September 11th Remembrance Day; the second Monday in October, known as [Columbus] INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S day; the eleventh day of November, known as Veterans day; the fourth Thursday in November, known as Thanksgiving day; the seventh day of December, known as Pearl Harbor 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, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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