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AB-88 Nowrūz Day.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 06/29/2017 04:00 AM
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Assembly Bill No. 88
CHAPTER 30

An act to add Section 6727 to the Government Code, relating to state observances.

[ Approved by Governor  June 28, 2017. Filed with Secretary of State  June 28, 2017. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 88, Nazarian. Nowrūz Day.
Existing law requires the Governor to proclaim various days in honor of a person, status, or an event.
This bill would require the Governor annually to proclaim the day of the astronomical Northward equinox, which usually occurs on March 20 or the following day, as Nowrūz Day.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 6727 is added to the Government Code, to read:

6727.
 The Governor shall annually proclaim the day of the astronomical Northward equinox, which usually occurs on March 20 or the following day, as Nowrūz Day.