A N A C T
RELATING TO HOLIDAYS AND DAYS OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE
Introduced By: Senators Cicilline, Irons and Walton
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 25-2-18 of the General Laws in Chapter 25-2 entitled "Days of Special Observance" is hereby amended to read as follows:
25-2-18. Martin Luther King, Jr. day -- Proclamation -- Observance. -- Each year the governor shall take suitable public notice of January 15 as "Martin Luther King, Jr. day" and shall issue a proclamation at a public memorial ceremony in the state house
. or at any other suitable location within the State of Rhode Island as the Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission deems necessary and proper. The day is to be observed by the people of this state with appropriate exercises in public places.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.