Date of enactment: April 24, 2002
2001 Senate Bill 364 Date of publication*: May 8, 2002
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1999-00 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to create 14.16 (11) of the statutes; relating to: proclaiming Purple Heart Day.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
99,1 Section 1. 14.16 (11) of the statutes is created to read:
14.16 (11) Purple Heart Day. The governor shall annually proclaim August 7 as Purple Heart Day and urge the people and organizations of the state to display the American flag on that day as a public expression of the recognition of those individuals who have been wounded or killed in action preserving the freedoms that all United States citizens cherish.