HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1509        FILED ON: 1/17/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1692

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James R. Miceli

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act declaring the third Saturday of the month of October as Massachusetts Minutemen and Militia Day.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Shaunna L. O'Connell

3rd Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1509        FILED ON: 1/17/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1692

By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1692) of James R. Miceli and Shaunna L. O'Connell for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the third Saturday of October as Massachusetts minutemen and militia day.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act declaring the third Saturday of the month of October as Massachusetts Minutemen and Militia 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 15LLLLL the following section:-

Section 15 MMMMM The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the third Saturday in October of each year as Massachusetts Minutemen and Militia Day to honor the memory of our Forefathers of the Revolutionary War and those who support and preserve the autonomy of all companies, regiments, units and organizations who promote the ideals of patriotism and love of the country and recommending that said day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.