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4th Session, 40th Legislature

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Bill 214

THE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER DAY ACT


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(Assented to                                         )

WHEREAS Manitoba school bus drivers have an important responsibility to safely transport students in all parts of the province to and from school, sporting events, field trips and many other activities;

AND WHEREAS school bus drivers manoeuver large vehicles through traffic regardless of road and weather conditions and provide leadership in the event of an emergency;

AND WHEREAS school bus drivers provide parents and guardians, students, teachers and others in the education system with a valuable service;

AND WHEREAS there is a need to recognize and promote awareness of the important role of school bus drivers;

THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

School Bus Driver Day

1           In each year, the third Wednesday in April is to be known throughout Manitoba as School Bus Driver Day.

C.C.S.M. reference

2           This Act may be referred to as chapter S30 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.

Coming into force

3           This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.

Explanatory Note

This Bill proclaims the third Wednesday in April of each year as School Bus Driver Day.