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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 463 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF THOMAS PAINE 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 is hereby amended by inserting after section 15OOOO, inserted by chapter 154 of the acts of 2002, the following section:-

Section 15PPPP. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart January 29 as Thomas Paine Day, in honor of one of America's founding fathers, a patriot and the author of the influential "Common Sense", and recommending that the day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.

Approved January 1, 2003.