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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3291         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2808

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Linda Dorcena Forry

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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 to create an annual service and volunteerism day.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Linda Dorcena Forry

12th Suffolk

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Jason Lewis

 

Michael J. Moran

18th Suffolk

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3291        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2808

By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the Thursday of National Volunteer Week in April as Massachusetts service and volunteerism 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 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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