SECOND REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 1099

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 

 

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES FITZWATER (Sponsor), LASATER, ELMER, COOKSON AND CONWAY (27) (Co-sponsor).

4205L.01I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To amend chapter 9, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the designation of veterans of operation Iraq/enduring freedom day.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:


            Section A. Chapter 9, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 9.086, to read as follows:

            9.086. In recognition of the courage and unwavering patriotism of those valiant men and women of the armed forces of the United States who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Desert Storm, and all future military operations within the Iraq and Afghanistan regions, March twenty-sixth of each year shall be known and designated as "Veterans of Operation Iraq/Enduring Freedom Day" in Missouri. The citizens of the state of Missouri are encouraged to observe the day with appropriate events, activities, and remembrances in honor of the veterans who bravely fought, served, and sacrificed during the military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and in gratitude for their courageous service given and sacrifices made on behalf of our nation.