OLR Bill Analysis

sSB 489

AN ACT DESIGNATING VARIOUS DAYS AND WEEKS.

SUMMARY

This bill requires the governor to designate the fourth week in February of each year to be Eating Disorders Awareness Week to heighten public awareness of the signs and symptoms of these disorders and their available treatments.

The bill also requires the governor to proclaim:

1. September 8 of each year to be Cable Technician Recognition Day to honor cable technicians;

2. November 12 of each year to be Military Spouses' Day to acknowledge the contributions, support, and sacrifices of spouses of members of the Armed Forces; and

3. November 30 of each year to be Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day to remember the lives lost on November 30, 1984, during the Sikh Genocide.

The bill allows suitable observance exercises to be held in the state capitol and elsewhere as the governor designates.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage

COMMITTEE ACTION

Government Administration and Elections Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

17

Nay

0

(03/23/2018)