AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF JACK KEROUAC 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 15UUUU, inserted by chapter 12 of the acts of 2004, the following section:-
Section 15VVVV. 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 said day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.