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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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 is hereby amended by inserting after section 15XXX, inserted by chapter 79 of the acts of 1997, the following section:-

Section 15YYY. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the week commencing on December 25 as Clara Barton Week, in recognition of her countless humanitarian efforts in the cause of peace and in aiding the victims of wartime and natural disasters, and in further recognition of her founding of the American Red Cross, and recommending that said week be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.

Approved January 7, 1998.