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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF MASSACHUSETTS WOMEN’S DEFENSE CORPS REMEMBRANCE DAY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 15FFFFFF, inserted by chapter 19 of the acts of 2018, the following section:-

Section 15GGGGGG. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart April 2 as the Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps Remembrance Day, in recognition of the generous contributions of the approximately 18,000 women who volunteered to train as air raid wardens, drivers, communications personnel, canteen workers, medics, chemical detections personnel and emergency fire fighters, and recommending that the day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.

Approved, May 25, 2018