A11350 Summary:

SPONSORRules (Fernandez)
Amd 24, Gen Con L
Establishes Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha as public holidays, with dates established by religious law and tradition.
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A11350 Actions:

09/19/2018referred to governmental operations
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A11350 Committee Votes:

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A11350 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A11350 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                   September 19, 2018
        Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Fernandez)
          -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the general construction law in relation to establishing
          Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha as public holidays
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Section 24 of the general construction law, as amended by
     2  chapter 347 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
     3    § 24. Public holidays; half-holidays. The term public holiday includes
     4  the following days in each year:  the first day of January, known as New
     5  Year's day; the third Monday of January,  known  as  Dr.  Martin  Luther
     6  King, Jr. day; the twelfth day of February, known as Lincoln's birthday;
     7  the  third  Monday in February, known as Washington's birthday; the last
     8  Monday in May, known as Memorial day; the second Sunday in  June,  known
     9  as  Flag  day;  the  fourth  day of July, known as Independence day; the
    10  first Monday in September, known as Labor  day;  the  second  Monday  in
    11  October,  known  as Columbus day; the eleventh day of November, known as
    12  Veterans' day; the fourth Thursday in November,  known  as  Thanksgiving
    13  day;  and  the twenty-fifth day of December, known as Christmas day; the
    14  holidays of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha, as affixed by Muslim  religious
    15  law  and  tradition,  and if any of such days except Flag day is Sunday,
    16  the next day  thereafter;  each  general  election  day,  and  each  day
    17  appointed  by  the  president of the United States or by the governor of
    18  this state as a day of general thanksgiving, general fasting and prayer,
    19  or other general religious observances. The term  half-holiday  includes
    20  the  period from noon to midnight of each Saturday which is not a public
    21  holiday.
    22    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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