Date of enactment: August 17, 2005
2005 Senate Bill 193 Date of publication*: August 31, 2005
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2003-04 : 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 (14) of the statutes; relating to: establishing a Gulf War Illnesses Recognition Day.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
37,1 Section 1. 14.16 (14) of the statutes is created to read:
14.16 (14) Gulf war illnesses recognition day. The governor shall annually proclaim January 17 as Gulf War Illnesses Recognition Day as a public expression in recognition of the members of the U.S. armed forces who develop illnesses from exposure to Gulf War-related risk-substances. The governor shall include in the proclamation a request that part of the day be used for quiet contemplation to honor those brave members of the U.S. armed forces who suffer illnesses as the result of their patriotic service to our nation.