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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2989         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2580


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Linda Dorcena Forry


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 City Year Day.






Linda Dorcena Forry

12th Suffolk

Michael J. Moran

18th Suffolk

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2989        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2580

By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2580) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual proclamation by the Governor of the fourth Friday in September as City Year Day.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 3758 OF 2009-2010.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act to create an annual City Year 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 15 of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing in the 2006 Official edition, is hereby amended by adding the following at the end thereof:

              The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the fourth Friday in September as City Year Day in commemoration of the young men and women of City Year, an organization dedicated to service, idealism and the belief that young people can change the world, and recommending that said day be observed by the people in an appropriate manner in recognition of today’s volunteers, from whom will come the leaders of tomorrow.

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