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AB-88 Nowrūz Day.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 01/09/2017 08:55 PM
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Revised  March 21, 2017

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 88


Introduced by Assembly Member Nazarian
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Baker, Chávez, Chiu, Cristina Garcia, Harper, Kiley, Mathis, Mayes, McCarty, Mullin, Muratsuchi, and Steinorth)
(Coauthors: Senators Anderson, Bradford, Dodd, Hertzberg, Newman, Nielsen, Wieckowski, and Wiener)

January 09, 2017


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


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 88, as introduced, 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.

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REVISIONS:
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