CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Recognized as a day of remembrance since the fatal 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, the anniversary of the September 11 (9/11) attacks could now become an official state holiday in West Virginia following the introduction of legislation indicating such.
Introduced on January 10, 2024, at the outset of the ongoing sessions of the West Virginia Legislature, House Concurrent Resolution 4 would establish September 11 as the “Always Remember 9/11” state holiday.
Delegate Kump (R-94) acts as lead sponsor for the Resolution, which states: The coordinated terrorist attacks carried out by al-Qaeda on September 11, 2001, on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon Arlington County, Virginia, and on the United Airlines Flight 93 in which passengers forced the plane to crash into Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania, must never be forgotten.
Therefore, be it resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia that September 11 be designated Always Remember 9/11 Day a special memorial day and a legal holiday.”
Following its introduction on Wednesday, HCR 4 has been referred to the Committee on Rules.
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