A00522 Summary:

BILL NOA00522
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORStirpe
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 168-a, Exec L
 
Designates September eleventh of each year as a day of commemoration known as "Emergency Responders' Appreciation Day".
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A00522 Actions:

BILL NOA00522
 
01/09/2019referred to governmental operations
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A00522 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A522
 
SPONSOR: Stirpe
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to designating September eleventh of each year as a day of commemoration known as "Emergency Responders' Appreciation Day"   PURPOSE: To designate September eleventh of each year as Emergency Responders Appreciation Day   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends subdivision three of § 168-a of the Executive Law to designate September eleventh of each year as Emergency Responders Appreciation Day   EXISTING LAW: Section 168-a lists days of commemoration of each year.   JUSTIFICATION: Almost fifteen years ago, our county and our state fell victim to a terrible act of terrorism. Remembering those who ran toward the fires, into the buildings, and up the stairs is imperative. This bill provides a moment each year in which we can all pause to remember and appreciate the sacrifice of our first responders.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2016-2017: A.10185 referred to gov't operations 2017-2018: A.340 referred to gov't operations   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None
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A00522 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                           522
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 9, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. STIRPE -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Governmental Operations
 
        AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to designating September
          eleventh of each year as a day of commemoration  known  as  "Emergency
          Responders' Appreciation Day"

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 168-a of  the  executive  law,  as
     2  amended  by  chapter  481  of  the  laws  of 2012, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    3. The following days shall be days of  commemoration  in  each  year:
     5  January  sixth,  to  be known as "Haym Salomon Day", January twenty-sev-
     6  enth, to be known as "Holocaust Remembrance Day", February fourth, to be
     7  known as "Rosa Parks Day", February fifteenth, to be known as "Susan  B.
     8  Anthony  Day",  February sixteenth, to be known as "Lithuanian Independ-
     9  ence Day", February twenty-eighth, to be known as  "Gulf  War  Veterans'
    10  Day",  March  fourth,  to  be known as "Pulaski Day", March tenth, to be
    11  known as "Harriet Tubman Day", March twenty-ninth, to be known as "Viet-
    12  nam Veterans' Day", April ninth, to be known as "POW  Recognition  Day",
    13  April  twenty-seventh,  to  be  known as "Coretta Scott King Day", April
    14  twenty-eighth, to be known as "Workers' Memorial Day", the first Tuesday
    15  in May to be known as "New York State Teacher Day", May seventeenth,  to
    16  be  known  as  "Thurgood  Marshall Day", the first Sunday in June, to be
    17  known as "Children's Day", June second, to be known  as  "Italian  Inde-
    18  pendence  Day", June twelfth, to be known as "Women Veterans Recognition
    19  Day", June nineteenth, to be known as  "Juneteenth  Freedom  Day",  June
    20  twenty-fifth,  to be known as "Korean War Veterans' Day", August twenty-
    21  fourth, to be known as  "Ukrainian  Independence  Day",  August  twenty-
    22  sixth,  to be known as "Women's Equality Day", September eleventh, to be
    23  known as "Battle of Plattsburgh Day" and also to be known as  "September

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00538-01-9

        A. 522                              2
 
     1  11th  Remembrance  Day"  and  also to be known as "Emergency Responders'
     2  Appreciation Day", September thirteenth, to be known as "John Barry Day"
     3  and also to be known as "Uncle Sam  Day  in  the  State  of  New  York",
     4  September  seventeenth,  to  be  known as "Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
     5  Memorial Day", the third Friday in September to be known  as  "New  York
     6  State  POW/MIA  Recognition  Day"  except  if such date of commemoration
     7  cannot be observed due to a religious holiday,  such  observances  shall
     8  then  be  conducted on the second Friday of September, the last Saturday
     9  in September, to be known as "War of 1812 Day", the fourth  Saturday  of
    10  September, known as "Native-American Day", the last Sunday in September,
    11  to  be  known as "Gold Star Mothers' Day", October fifth, to be known as
    12  "Raoul Wallenberg Day", October eleventh, to be known as "New Netherland
    13  Day in the State of New York", October eighteenth, to be known as "Disa-
    14  bilities History Day", October twenty-seventh, to be known as  "Theodore
    15  Roosevelt  Day",  November  ninth, to be known as "Witness for Tolerance
    16  Day", November twelfth, to be known as "Elizabeth Cady Stanton Day", the
    17  third Tuesday in November to be known as "New York State  School-Related
    18  Professionals  Recognition  Day",  November  thirtieth,  to  be known as
    19  "Shirley Chisholm Day", December third, to be  known  as  "International
    20  Day  of  Persons  with  Disabilities",  December seventh, to be known as
    21  "Pearl Harbor Day", December sixteenth, to be known  as  "Bastogne  Day"
    22  and  that  day  of the Asian lunar calendar designated as new year to be
    23  known as "Asian New Year".
    24    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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A00522 LFIN:

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