August 28, 2002
Act No. 558
Public Acts of 2002
(Filed with the Secretary of State): August 28, 2002
Passed by Senate: May 1, 2001
Passed by House: April 16, 2002
Approved by Governor: August 27, 2002
STATE OF MICHIGAN
REGULAR SESSION OF 2002
Introduced by Senators McCotter, Hart, Dingell, Bullard, Bennett, Schuette, Peters, Leland, Hoffman, Gougeon, Goschka, Sikkema, Shugars, Dunaskiss, Johnson, North, Hammerstrom, Stille, McManus, Smith, DeBeaussaert, Garcia, Murphy, Miller, Van Regenmorter, Sanborn, Steil, Schwarz, Young, Scott and Byrum
AN ACT to establish the Michigan days of remembrance of the Armenian genocide.
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Sec. 1. The legislature declares that April 24 of each year shall be the Michigan day of remembrance of the Armenian genocide of 1915-1923, and that the period beginning on the Sunday before that day through the following Sunday shall be the days of remembrance in this state, in memory of the victims of the genocide, and in honor of the survivors.
This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Secretary of the Senate.
Clerk of the House of Representatives.