assembly Bill A2496

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes March 13 as a day of commemoration to be known as "K9 Veterans Day"

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Jan 19, 2021 referred to governmental operations

A2496 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8402
2015-2016: A2232
2017-2018: A5019
2019-2020: A1352

A2496 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes March 13 as a day of commemoration to be known as "K9 Veterans Day".

A2496 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 19, 2021
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Operations
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in  relation  to  establishing  March
   thirteenth as a day of commemoration to be known as "K9 Veterans Day"
   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 168-a of  the  executive  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  237  of  the  laws  of 2020, 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 THIRTEENTH,  TO  BE  KNOWN  AS  "K9
 VETERANS  DAY",  March  twenty-ninth,  to be known as "Vietnam 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 "Chil-
 dren's Day", June second, to be known  as  "Italian  Independence  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", the second Monday in July, to
 be  known  as "Abolition Commemoration 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
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.