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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6422

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1552

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ELLIOTT, 88th Dist.

(By Request)

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to change references throughout the states from "Columbus Day" to "Indigenous Peoples' Day".

Statement of Purpose:

To change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day.