HCS SB 78(TRB): "An Act establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 78(TRB) 01 "An Act establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day; and providing for an 02 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. 44.12.063. Katie John Day. Katie John Day is established on May 31 of 06 each year to honor Ahtna Athabascan elder Katie John for her mentoring and 07 advocacy in defense of Alaska Native customary and traditional hunting, fishing, and 08 gathering rights. Katie John Day may be observed by suitable observances and 09 exercises by civic groups and the public. 10 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).