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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT DESIGNATING MAY AS ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER MONTH.

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 15EEEEEE the following section:-

Section 15FFFFFF. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the month of May as Asian American Pacific Islander Month, in recognition of the significant contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made to the commonwealth and to the United States, and recommending that the month be observed in an appropriate manner by the people. After consultation with Asian American and Pacific Islander groups, the governor may recognize in the proclamation such contributions as the governor shall see fit.

 

Approved, February 8, 2018