2001 WISCONSIN ACT 100
An Act to create 14.16 (10) and 118.02 (17) of the statutes; relating to: designating and observing POW-MIA Recognition Day.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
14.16 (10) of the statutes is created to read:
14.16 (10) POW-MIA Recognition Day. To recognize the sacrifices of those persons who suffered or suffer captivity in foreign countries while in active service with the U.S. armed forces or who are or were missing in action, the 3rd Friday of September of each year is designated "POW-MIA Recognition Day." The governor shall issue annually a suitable proclamation for the observance of "POW-MIA Recognition Day" and request that some portion of the day be used for solemn contemplation on the plight of members of the U.S. armed forces who are or have been held prisoners of war and members of the U.S. armed forces who are or have been missing in action.
118.02 (17) of the statutes is created to read:
118.02 (17) Friday of the 3rd week in September, POW-MIA Recognition Day.