K1315

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim June 6, 2018, as Global Running Day in the State of New York

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Assembly Resolution No. 1315

BY: M. of A. Rules (Cusick)

MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim
June 6, 2018, as Global Running Day in the State of
New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge
days which promote healthy living and exercise; 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 June 6, 2018, as Global
Running Day in the State of New York, in conjunction with the observance
of Global Running Day; and

WHEREAS, The observance of a National Day for Running began on June
3, 2009; since its inception, the day has been held on the first
Wednesday of June; and

WHEREAS, Global Running Day is an international initiative of the
major organizations within the running industry to promote running as a
healthy, easy, and accessible form of exercise; and

WHEREAS, From New York to San Diego, London to Tokyo, Mumbai to
Prague, and every city, town and village across the globe, the day will
celebrate the benefits of running as part of a healthy and active
lifestyle aimed at combating some of today's most pressing health
issues; and

WHEREAS, Individuals from the State of New York can participate in
Global Running Day by simply getting out and running; whether it is with
a group or alone, an individual or a family, Global Running Day is the
perfect time to start fresh with new fitness goals; and

WHEREAS, It is fitting to set aside days which encourage a healthy
lifestyle for kids and seniors, and, in doing so, enhance the health and
welfare of the entire State of New York; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim June 6, 2018, as Global
Running 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.

actions

  • 05 / Jun / 2018
    • REFERRED TO CALENDAR
  • 06 / Jun / 2018
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

K1314

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 2018, as Chronic Pain Awareness Month in the State of new York

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Assembly Resolution No. 1314

BY: M. of A. Rules (Malliotakis)

MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to declare
September 2018, as Chronic Pain Awareness Month

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize
official months that are set aside to increase awareness of serious
issues that affect the lives of citizens of New York State; 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 declare September 2018, as
Chronic Pain Awareness Month in the State of New York, in conjunction
with the observance of National Chronic Pain Awareness Month; and

WHEREAS, Pain is a major public health problem for children and
adults and is the number one reason Americans seek medical care; and

WHEREAS, The Institute of Medicine has found that 100 million
Americans live with chronic pain as a result of serious illnesses and
injuries; and

WHEREAS, As many as 20% of children in the United States have
chronic pain, which is pain that is persistent or recurring frequently
for more than three months; and

WHEREAS, Chronic pain costs the nation an estimated $560 to $630
billion annually in medical expenses, lost wages and lost productivity;
and

WHEREAS, Pain negatively impacts almost every aspect of a person's
life including the ability to work, sleep and engage in social
activities as well as adversely impacts pain sufferers' families and
caregivers; and

WHEREAS, The U.S. Pain Foundation's mission is to inform, empower
and advocate on behalf of over 36,000 members throughout the country and
all those who live with chronic pain; and

WHEREAS, The U.S. Pain Foundation provides education on pain
management skills and constructive ways to cope with chronic pain and
find fulfillment in life; and

WHEREAS, Increased awareness about the effects of chronic pain
results in better outcomes, increased access to good pain care and
empowerment and validation for those living with pain; now, therefore,
be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to declare September 2018, as
Chronic Pain Awareness Month 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.

actions

  • 05 / Jun / 2018
    • REFERRED TO CALENDAR
  • 06 / Jun / 2018
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative