STATE OF NEW YORK
Cal. No. 708
2019-2020 Regular Sessions
March 4, 2019
Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education --
reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered to
the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to providing for the
observance of September 11th Remembrance Day and providing for the
observance of a brief period of silence on such day
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 802 of the education law is
2 amended to read as follows:
3 2. a. It shall also be [his] the duty of the commissioner to make
4 special provision for the observance in the public schools of Lincoln's
5 birthday, Washington's birthday, Memorial day and Flag day, and such
6 other legal holidays of like character as may be hereafter designated by
7 law when the legislature makes an appropriation therefor.
8 b. It shall also be the duty of the commissioner to make special
9 provision for the observance of a brief period of silence for September
10 11th Remembrance Day.
11 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.