Bill Text: CA ACR25 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session | Chaptered

Bill Title: Áo Dài Day.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 57-21-1)

Status: (Passed) 2021-06-11 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Res. Chapter 45, Statutes of 2021. [ACR25 Detail]

Download: California-2021-ACR25-Chaptered.html

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 25

Relative to Áo Dài Day.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  June 11, 2021. ]


ACR 25, Nguyen. Áo Dài Day.
This measure would proclaim May 15, 2021 as Áo Dài Day in California.
Fiscal Committee: NO  

WHEREAS, The month of May has been designated as Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month; and
WHEREAS, Vietnamese Americans living in California and elsewhere in the United States desire to contribute to and share their cultural heritage with the State of California and in the United States; and
WHEREAS, The Vietnamese traditional long gown, known as the Áo Dài, has long been recognized as the symbol of cultural aesthetics and pride of people of Vietnamese descent; and
WHEREAS, To contribute to the people of the State of California, and to celebrate the diversity of American society, the Vietnamese American community has held a community event known as the Áo Dài Festival throughout the state; and
WHEREAS, The Áo Dài Festival will be celebrated throughout the State of California during Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month in May 2021; and
WHEREAS, The Vietnamese American community desires to designate a special day to invite all residents of California to share in its cultural heritage by wearing the traditional Vietnamese Áo Dài; and
WHEREAS, Vietnamese Americans now petition that May 15 be designated as Áo Dài Day; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That May 15, 2021, shall be proclaimed as Áo Dài Day; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.