2005 WISCONSIN ACT 37
An Act to create 14.16 (14) of the statutes; relating to: establishing a Gulf War Illnesses Recognition Day.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
14.16 (14) of the statutes is created to read:
14.16 (14) Gulf war illnesses recognition day. The governor shall annually proclaim January 17 as Gulf War Illnesses Recognition Day as a public expression in recognition of the members of the U.S. armed forces who develop illnesses from exposure to Gulf War-related risk-substances. The governor shall include in the proclamation a request that part of the day be used for quiet contemplation to honor those brave members of the U.S. armed forces who suffer illnesses as the result of their patriotic service to our nation.