Bill Text: MI SB0119 | 2019-2020 | 100th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Holidays; other; "Blue Star Mothers Day"; designate as February 1. Creates new act.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-21 - Referred To Committee On Families, Seniors, And Veterans [SB0119 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2019-SB0119-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 119

 

 

February 21, 2019, Introduced by Senators OUTMAN, BULLOCK, HERTEL, WOJNO, HORN, DALEY, BARRETT, HOLLIER, ZORN, RUNESTAD, JOHNSON, THEIS, ANANICH, POLEHANKI, MACGREGOR, CHANG, LUCIDO and SCHMIDT and referred to the Committee   on Families, Seniors, and Veterans.

 

 

 

     A bill to designate February 1 of each year as "Blue Star

 

Mothers Day".

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 1. (1) The legislature finds that Blue Star Mothers of

 

America, Inc. is a national organization of mothers whose sons and

 

daughters serve honorably in the nation's armed forces. Blue Star

 

Mothers of America, Inc. was founded in Flint, Michigan, in 1942.

 

The purposes and activities of Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc.

 

include all of the following:

 

     (a) Perpetuating the memory of the men and women who have

 

served our country as members of the armed forces.

 

     (b) Welcoming home returning veterans.

 

     (c) Visiting wounded veterans in hospitals and rehabilitation

 

centers.


     (d) Assisting in veterans' ceremonies.

 

     (e) Attending patriotic rallies and meetings.

 

     (f) Maintaining true allegiance to the government of the

 

United States.

 

     (g) Upholding the American institutions of freedom, justice,

 

and equal rights.

 

     (h) Caring for the unsupported mothers who gave their sons and

 

daughters to the service of the nation.

 

     (i) Providing moral support for members.

 

     (2) In recognition of the contributions that Blue Star Mothers

 

of America, Inc. has made to our state and nation, the legislature

 

declares that February 1 of each year shall be known as "Blue Star

 

Mothers Day".

 

     Enacting section 1. This act takes effect 90 days after the

 

date it is enacted into law.

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