J974

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim October 14, 2021, as Children's Environmental Health Day in the State of New York

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J974



Senate Resolution No. 974

BY: Senator RIVERA

MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim
October 14, 2021, as Children's Environmental Health
Day in the State of New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to increase public
awareness of, and appreciation for, the natural resources of this great
Empire State, as well as to recognize the role all citizens have in
protecting the environment and quality of life within New York; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim October 14, 2021, as
Children's Environmental Health Day in the State of New York, in
conjunction with the observance of National Children's Environmental
Health Day; and

WHEREAS, The aim of Children's Environmental Health (CEH) Day is to
raise awareness about the importance of clean air and water, safe food
and consumer products, and healthy environments to children's health and
development; and

WHEREAS, CEH Day was created by the Children's Environmental Health
Network in 2016, and was officially celebrated for the first time by the
New York State Children's Environmental Health Centers and Region 2
PEHSU on October 11, 2018; and

WHEREAS, CEH Day is observed on the second Thursday in October as a
means to celebrate the progress of the children's environmental health
movement and to create a strong network of child health advocates; and

WHEREAS, CEH Day is a national effort supported by individuals,
non-profit organizations, and government agencies; and

WHEREAS, Furthermore, this vital commemoration encourages
individuals and organizations to raise awareness and understanding of
children's environmental health issues, seek improved protections for
all children, and to perform acts of sustainability or environmental
health wellness; and

WHEREAS, Together, we can safeguard the health, safety and wellbeing
of our most precious resource, our children; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew Cuomo to proclaim October 14, 2021, as
Children's Environmental Health Day in the State of New York; and be it
further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of
New York.

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  • 25 / May / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 02 / Jun / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 02 / Jun / 2021
    • ADOPTED

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