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Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses' Day State Level Recognition

Earn points in the Annual Incentive Contest by getting the day recognized in your state. Submitting a proclamation request is easy when you follow the below steps and should only take 15 minutes out of your day!

  1. Find your state on the below proclamation list
  2. Read through the submission directions, paying attention to the instructions on our list and your state's website
  3. Click the respective link
  4. Read through and edit the APHON Proclamation text for your state, customizing the highlighted areas
  5. Have a chapter leader fill out the submission form
  6. That's it, click submit!
State Instructions
Alabama To complete the document accurately and efficiently, please provide as much information as possible. If you are requesting a proclamation, please cut and paste a copy of a previous proclamation or include enough information to draft a new version. Please submit form no later than 30 days before date needed.
Alaska Proclamation requests are reviewed 4-6 weeks ahead of the requested issue date. To be fully considered, proclamations must include proposed draft language. Approved proclamations will not specifically advertise or endorse a specific organization, event, business, living individual, product, or service.
Arizona

Proclamation requests are accepted no less than six weeks but no more than six months in advance of the event date or proclaimed date.

Proclamations will not be issued more than three months in advance of the event.
Arkansas All proclamations must be submitted to the Office of Correspondence with at least a 30-day notice to allow for the approval process and the production of the document itself.
Califormia

In California, proclamation requests are legal documents. Request a commemorative message instead.

All requests must be submitted no later than 30 days before your requested deadline or event date, whichever comes first.
Colorado

Requests must be submitted at least six weeks before the requested date of proclamation. Late requests will not be accepted.

Proclamations will be completed 1-2 weeks before the date they are proclaiming.
Delaware Please make requests three weeks in advance of your deadline.
Florida

Guidelines for a Proclamation

Please allow 4-6 weeks for review.

Georgia A Georgia resident must request at least 45 days in advance. For this request to be met within that period, we must have all the information provided.
Hawaii All requests must be submitted on-line at least four (4) weeks before the requested completion date and not more than three (3) months in advance of the event
Idaho

If you would like to request a proclamation or a signing ceremony, you must fill out a scheduling request form at least three weeks before your event. Requesting a proclamation does not fulfill a signing ceremony request with the Governor.

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Illinois

Requests must be made to the Governor’s Office four weeks in advance of the date needed.

 

Indiana

Requests must be submitted 6-8 weeks in advance of the requested delivery date, or it will be denied.

 

Iowa

Requests must be made to the Governor’s office six weeks in advance of the date needed.

 

Kansas

To ensure on-time delivery, proclamations must be requested 30 days before their due date.

 

Kentucky

To ensure on-time delivery, proclamations must be requested 30 days before their due date.

 

Massachusetts

Submit your request at least 20 business days in advance.

 

Michigan

To submit a proclamation or program book welcome letter request, please send a detailed e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.at least four weeks in advance of when the recognition is needed.

 

Minnesota

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.

 

Mississippi

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.

 

Missouri

Submit at least 30 days before the date needed.

 

Montana

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor:

By mail:
Office of the Governor
PO Box 200801
Helena, MT 59620-0801

By phone:
406.444.3111
Toll-Free: 855.318.1330
FAX: 406.444.5529

Email the Governor

Nebraska The Governor's Office must receive a complete request and draft Proclamation at least 30 days before the date you wish to receive the document to allow for approval and production.
Nevada

Please note that due to the number of requests received, proclamation requests must be received at least 30 days in advance

Guidelines

New Hampshire Proclamation requests must be submitted at least 30 days in advance of the required issue date.

New Jersey

Requests must be made to the Governor’s office 6-8 weeks in advance of the date needed.

 

New Mexico

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.

 

New York

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.

 

North Carolina All requests are processed based on the date that is being proclaimed. Requests must be made no less than six weeks and no more than six months in advance of the proclaimed date.
North Dakota

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.

 

Ohio

The proclamation, special letter, and resolution requests must be received at least 30 days before the event.

 

Oklahoma

All requests should be made at least 30 days in advance.

 

Oregon All proclamations must be submitted with at least a 30-day notice to allow for the approval process and the production of the document itself.
Pennsylvania The Governor’s Office requires 6-8 weeks to process a request for a greeting or proclamation from Governor Wolf.
Rhode Island

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.

 

South Carolina

Your request must be received at least 30 days in advance of the date you would like to receive the proclamation.

See also

South Dakota

All proclamations requests require 2-3 weeks processing

 

Tennessee

Requests must be made through the governor’s website no less than 21 business days in advance. Proclamations may be requested, but will not be issued, more than three months in advance.

 

Texas

In “Issue” box, fill out “Ceremonial Item Request”

 

Utah

The application must be submitted at least six weeks in advance of the date needed.

Requirements and Guidelines

Vermont

The public may request proclamations 4-6 weeks before the desired date

Virginia Requests must be made no fewer than 45 days in advance, and no more than 120 days in advance of the date you need the proclamation
Washington Requests must be received at least 30 days before the date you need the item by or the print date.
West Virginia Fill out a proclamation form. No timeline identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.
Wisconsin

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.

 

Wyoming

No process identified. Contact the Office of the Governor.