senate Bill S8217

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes March twenty-fifth as "We Care Remembrance Day"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2022 notice of committee consideration - requested
Feb 02, 2022 referred to finance


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S8217 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-a, Exec L

S8217 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes March twenty-fifth as "We Care Remembrance Day".

S8217 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8217 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 2, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sens.  ORTT,  TEDISCO,  SERINO -- 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  March
   twenty-fifth  of each year as a day of commemoration known as "We Care
   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-FIFTH, TO BE KNOWN AS "WE
 CARE REMEMBRANCE 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 "Children'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 Day", September thirteenth, to be known as "John  Barry
 Day"  and  also to be known as "Uncle Sam Day in the State of New York",
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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