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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 15IIIII: Jack Kerouac Day

Section 15IIIII. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart March 12 as Jack Kerouac Day, in recognition of Jack Kerouac's contributions to American literature and the genre of spontaneous prose, for his contributions to his Franco-American heritage and for his love of his hometown of Lowell, and recommending that the day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.