SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2367        FILED ON: 10/19/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2205

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Julian Cyr

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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 commemorating first landing day.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

 

William L. Crocker, Jr.

2nd Barnstable

6/22/2018

Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands

 

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

11/21/2017

Dylan Fernandes

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

6/22/2018


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2367        FILED ON: 10/19/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2205

By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2205) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Julian Cyr, William L. Crocker, Jr., Chris Walsh and Dylan Fernandes for legislation to commemorate first landing 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 commemorating first landing 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 is hereby amended by adding after section 15CCCCCC the following new section:

Section 15DDDDDD. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the second Saturday in November as First Landing Day to honor the pilgrims that sailed aboard the Mayflower and made landfall on what is now the Town of Provincetown, and their subsequent exploration of environs in what is now the Town of Truro and the Town of Eastham, and to further honor the native peoples who inhabited what is now Barnstable County at contact, and recommending that said day be observed by the people in an appropriate manner.