2023 - 2024 LEGISLATURE
2023 SENATE BILL 202
April 3, 2023 - Introduced by JOINT LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Referred to Committee
on Government Operations, Elections and Consumer Protection.
1 AN ACT to create 118.02 (12m) of the statutes; relating to: Indigenous Peoples'
2 Day.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill is explained in the NOTES provided by the Joint Legislative Council in
the bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
JOINT LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL PREFATORY NOTE: This bill was prepared for the Joint
Legislative Council's Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations.
Current law provides that certain dates must be appropriately observed if they fall
on a day when school is held. If a specified date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the day
must be appropriately observed on a school day immediately following or preceding the
respective day.
This bill adds Indigenous Peoples' Day to the list of days requiring observance.
Under the bill, Indigenous Peoples' Day occurs on the second Monday of each October.
3 SECTION 1. 118.02 (12m) of the statutes is created to read:
4 118.02 (12m) The 2nd Monday in October, Indigenous Peoples' Day.
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