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25th Legislature(2007-2008)

Bill Text 25th Legislature

00                          HOUSE BILL NO. 37(efd add)                                                                     
01 "An Act establishing the first Saturday of every March as Susan Butcher Day; and                                        
02 providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 44.12 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                  
05            Sec. 44.12.066. Susan Butcher Day.  Susan Butcher Day is established on the                                
06       first Saturday of March of each year, the traditional start date of the Iditarod Trail Sled                       
07       Dog Race, to honor Susan Butcher, a loving mother, devoted wife, world-class athlete,                             
08       determined competitor, true Alaskan, and four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race                                   
09       champion.  Susan Butcher Day may be observed by school assemblies, sporting                                       
10       events, and other suitable observances and exercises by civic groups and the public to                            
11       remember the life of Susan Butcher, an inspiration to Alaskans and to millions around                             
12       the world.                                                                                                        
13    * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).                                                 
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