Enrolled SB 78: Establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day; and providing for an effective date.
00Enrolled SB 78 01 Establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day; and providing for an effective date. 02 _______________ 03 * Section 1. AS 44.12 is amended by adding a new section to read: 04 Sec. 44.12.063. Katie John Day. Katie John Day is established on May 31 of 05 each year to honor Ahtna Athabascan elder Katie John for her mentoring and 06 advocacy in defense of Alaska Native customary and traditional hunting, fishing, and 07 gathering rights. Katie John Day may be observed by suitable observances and 08 exercises by civic groups and the public. 09 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).