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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2003         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2836

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John D. Keenan and Linda Campbell

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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 relative to the annual observance of Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps Remembrance Day  .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John D. Keenan

7th Essex

Linda Campbell

15th Essex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2003        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2836

By Representatives Keenan of Salem and Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2836) of John D. Keenan and others relative to the annual observance of Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps Remembrance Day.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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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:
 

              Section 1. Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 15OOOOO the following section:-

              Section 15PPPPP. 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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