senate Bill S1341

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes November first as Military Opportunities Day

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 27, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.456
Jan 11, 2021 referred to finance


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S1341 (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:
2017-2018: S7600, A9732
2019-2020: S6057, A4387

S1341 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes November first of each year as a day of commemoration known as Military Opportunities Day.

S1341 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1341 (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  S E N A T E
                             January 11, 2021
 Introduced by Sens. BROOKS, KAPLAN, LIU -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing November
   first of each year as a day of commemoration known as "Military Oppor-
   tunities 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 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",  the  second
 Monday  in  July,  to  be known as "Abolition Commemoration Day", August
 twenty-fourth, to be known as "Ukrainian Independence Day", August twen-
 ty-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 "Septem-
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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