senate Bill S6285

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes May 15th Police Memorial Day, a state holiday

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Apr 20, 2021 referred to finance

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S6285 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8825

S6285 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to making May 15th Police Memorial Day, a state holiday; 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.

S6285 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6285 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6285
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SERINO, AKSHAR, BORRELLO, BOYLE, GALLIVAN, GRIFFO,
   HELMING, JORDAN, LANZA, O'MARA, ORTT, RITCHIE, TEDISCO --  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 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 237 of the laws  of  2020,  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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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