AN ACT relative to proclaiming Blue Star Mother’s Day.
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:1 New Section; Observances Proclaimed by Governor; Blue Star Mother’s Day. Amend RSA 4 by inserting after section 13-q the following new section:
4:13-r Blue Star Mother’s Day. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation calling for a proper observance of the first Sunday after Mother’s Day which shall be known as Blue Star Mother’s Day recognizing and honoring all mothers who now have, or have had, children honorably serving in the United States Armed Forces. The governor shall urge the citizens of this state to observe this day with appropriate events.
2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Rep. Lovett, Sull. 4
May 16, 2012
Floor Amendment to SB 351
Amend the title of the bill by replacing it with the following:
AN ACT relative to proclaiming Blue Star Mother’s Day and changing eligibility for free admission to the state park system for members of the armed forces.
Amend section 2 of the bill by replacing it with the following:
2 Free Admission to State Park System for Members of the Armed Forces. RSA 216-A:3-g, V is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:
V.(a) Upon presentation of military identification, any active member of the armed forces who meets the minimum requirements for satisfactory membership, as defined in federal regulations, shall not be charged a fee for admission to day-use areas of the state park system. In this section, “armed forces” means armed forces as defined in RSA 21:50, II and includes active and reserve members of the New Hampshire national guard.
(b) Any fees for the use of enterprise activities as described in paragraph II of this section shall be charged.
This bill provides for the proclamation of Blue Star Mother’s Day.
This bill also changes eligibility requirements for free admission to the state park system for members of the armed forces.