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CHAPTER 244--S.F.No. 2475

An act

relating to veterans; designating May 28 as Veterans of Foreign Wars Day;

proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

[197.9961] VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS.

Subdivision 1.

Purpose.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars was founded in 1899 and was federally chartered by the Congress of the United States of America on May 28, 1936. This section is a way for Minnesotans to recognize and express their appreciation for the millions of veterans of foreign wars who have dedicated themselves, and continue to dedicate themselves, to serving their community, state, and nation, on the occasion of the 111th year of existence of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and every year hereafter on its anniversary date.

Subd. 2.

Dedication.

May 28 is Veterans of Foreign Wars Day in Minnesota.

Sec. 2.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

Section 1 is effective July 1, 2010.

Presented to the governor April 13, 2010

Signed by the governor April 15, 2010, 12:03 p.m.