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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 94796        FILED ON: 6/23/2010

HOUSE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4796


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, for the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, on House, No. 4732, a Bill Designating Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day (House, No. 4796).  June 23, 2010.






Steven M. Walsh

11th Essex

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and T en



An Act Designating Eunice Kennedy Shriver 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 15MMMMM the following section:—

15NNNNN. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting aside the fourth Saturday of September as Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day, recommending its observance by the public in honoring the contributions of Eunice Kennedy Shriver on behalf of all disabled individuals, including her creation of the Special Olympics, through which she created a welcoming atmosphere where individual differences were celebrated, human dignity respected and spirits challenged among the citizens of the commonwealth and the world.

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