assembly Bill A6975

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes September twenty-second of each year as a day of commemoration known as Veteran Suicide Awareness and Remembrance Day

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Apr 19, 2021 referred to governmental operations


A6975 (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:
2019-2020: A8602, S6712
2023-2024: A5114, S3284

A6975 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes September twenty-second of each year as a day of commemoration known as Veteran Suicide Awareness and Remembrance Day.

A6975 (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
                              April 19, 2021
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Governmental Operations
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing September
   twenty-second of each year as a day of commemoration known as "Veteran
   Suicide Awareness and Remembrance 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.