§ 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.
(P.L. 1975, ch. 58, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 52, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 212, § 1.)