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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT TO CREATE AN ANNUAL SERVICE AND VOLUNTEERISM 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 15RRRRR, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, the following section:-
     Section 15SSSSS.  The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the second Thursday in April, or such other Thursday if in conjunction with a federally recognized National Volunteer Week, as Massachusetts Service and Volunteerism Day, to honor and recognize the important contributions made by corps members and volunteers in the commonwealth, and recommending that it be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.

Approved, April 23, 2014.