senate Bill S5960

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Designates August thirty-first as "Overdose Awareness Day"

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.793
Mar 24, 2021 referred to finance


S5960 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-a, Exec L

S5960 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Designates August thirty-first of each year as a day of commemoration to be known as "Overdose Awareness Day".

S5960 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5960 (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
                              March 24, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation  to  establishing  August
   thirty-first of each year as a day of commemoration known as "Overdose
   Awareness 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", AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TO
 BE KNOWN AS "OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY", September eleventh, to be known as
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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