Section 1. Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 15XXXXX the following section:-
Section 15YYYYY. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart April 2nd 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 as emergency fire fighters, and recommending that the day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.
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