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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 489

February Session, 2018

 

LCO No. 2009

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

(GAE)

 

AN ACT DESIGNATING VARIOUS DAYS AND WEEKS.

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

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 10-29a of the 2018 supplement to the general statutes is amended by adding subdivisions (83) to (87), inclusive, as follows (Effective from passage):

(NEW) (83) The Governor shall proclaim June third of each year to be Clubfoot Day to raise public awareness of this musculoskeletal birth deformity and available treatments for it. Suitable exercises may be held in the State Capitol and elsewhere as the Governor designates for the observance of the day.

(NEW) (84) The Governor shall proclaim September eighth of each year to be Cable Technician Recognition Day to honor cable technicians. Suitable exercises may be held in the State Capitol and elsewhere as the Governor designates for the observance of the day.

(NEW) (85) The Governor shall proclaim November twelfth of each year to be Military Spouses' Day to acknowledge the significant contributions, support, and sacrifices of spouses of members of the Armed Forces. Suitable exercises may be held in the State Capitol and elsewhere as the Governor designates for the observance of the day.

(NEW) (86) The Governor shall proclaim November thirtieth of each year to be Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day to remember the lives lost on November 30, 1984, during the Sikh Genocide. Suitable exercises may be held in the State Capitol and elsewhere as the Governor designates for the observance of the day.

(NEW) (87) The Governor shall proclaim the fourth week in February of each year to be Eating Disorders Awareness Week to heighten public awareness of the associated presentation and available treatments for eating disorders. Suitable exercises may be held in the State Capitol and elsewhere as the Governor designates for the observance of the week.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

10-29a(a)

Statement of Purpose:

To designate various days and weeks.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]