Seal of the State of Nevada

WHEREAS, each May 1st is celebrated as National Law Day across the United State of America, with this year's theme being 'the rule of law'; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada is committed to the Rule of Law, the safety of our community, and the excellence and achievement of the youth in our community; and

WHEREAS, many organizations have been working diligently to promote young Nevadans' awareness of laws and the consequences of breaking them; and

WHEREAS, on this occasion, our state asks all capable adults to instruct any young people in their lives on the importance of thinking within the context of the law, and to help them understand that ignorance of the law is not an accepted legal defense for breaking it; and

WHEREAS, these conversations with Nevada’s youth will make a notable contribution to safety throughout our state;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim May 1, 2021, as

NEVADA YOUTH LAW AWARENESS DAY

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 22nd day of April 2021

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