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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 874        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1563


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Daniel A. Wolf


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 to create an annual Service and Volunteerism Day .






Daniel A. Wolf

Cape and Islands

John F. Keenan

Norfolk and Plymouth

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex

Kenneth J. Donnelly

Fourth Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Cynthia S. Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Mark C. Montigny

Second Bristol and Plymouth

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

SENATE DOCKET, NO. 874        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1563

By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1563) of Daniel A. Wolf, John F. Keenan, Ruth B. Balser, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an annual Service and Volunteerism day.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act to create an annual Service and Volunteerism 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, as so appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 15PPPPP the following section:-

              The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the Thursday of National Volunteer Week in April as Massachusetts Service and Volunteerism Day, to honor and recognize the important contributions that corps members and volunteers make across the Commonwealth every year, and recommending that it be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.

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