Senate Bill No. 1223
               Senate Bill No. 1223

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-77


AN ACT CONCERNING LONG ISLAND SOUND DAY.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection   (a)  of  section  10-29a  of  the
general statutes is amended by adding  subdivision
(42) as follows:
    (NEW)  (42)  The  Governor  shall proclaim the
Friday before Memorial Day of each year to be Long
Island   Sound   Day   to  encourage  citizens  to
acknowledge   and    celebrate    the    economic,
recreational   and  environmental  values  of  the
Sound. Suitable exercises shall  be  held  in  the
State   Capitol  and  elsewhere  as  the  Governor
designates for the observance of the day.

Approved May 27, 1997