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H.B. 265 Enrolled
This bill creates a commemorative day for Utah men and women serving in the armed
forces around the world, and adds Utah to the states commemorating a POW/MIA
. designates the third Monday in May as Yellow Ribbon Day;
. designates the third Friday in September as POW/MIA Recognition Day; and
. gives responsibility to the Division of Veterans Affairs to coordinate activities and
promotion for Yellow Ribbon Day and POW/MIA Recognition Day.
Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
Other Special Clauses:
Utah Code Sections Affected:
63-13-5.6, as enacted by Chapter 174, Laws of Utah 2001
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 63-13-5.6 is amended to read:
63-13-5.6. Commemorative days.
(1) The following days shall be commemorated yearly [
(c) Yellow Ribbon Day, on the third Monday in May, in honor of men and women who
are serving or have served in the U.S. armed forces around the world in defense of freedom; and
(d) POW/MIA Recognition Day, on the third Friday in September.
(2) The Division of Veterans Affairs shall coordinate activities, special programs, and
promotional information to heighten public awareness and involvement relating to Subsections
(1)(c) and (d).
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