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6 LONG TITLE
7 General Description:
8 This bill creates a commemorative day for Utah men and women serving in the armed
9 forces around the world, and adds Utah to the states commemorating a POW/MIA
10 Recognition Day.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . designates the third Monday in May as Yellow Ribbon Day;
14 . designates September 19 as POW/MIA Recognition Day; and
15 . gives responsibility to the Division of Veterans Affairs to coordinate activities and
16 promotion for Yellow Ribbon Day and POW/MIA Recognition Day.
17 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 63-13-5.6, as enacted by Chapter 174, Laws of Utah 2001
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 63-13-5.6 is amended to read:
27 63-13-5.6. Commemorative days.
28 (1) The following days shall be commemorated yearly [
32 (c) Yellow Ribbon Day, on the third Monday in May, in honor of men and women who
33 are serving or have served in the U.S. armed forces around the world in defense of freedom;
35 (d) POW/MIA Recognition Day, on September 19.
36 (2) The Division of Veterans Affairs shall coordinate activities, special programs, and
37 promotional information to heighten public awareness and involvement relating to Subsections
38 (1)(c) and (d).
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-29-04 7:47 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.