Holidays and Days of Special Observance

Days of Special Observance

SECTION 25-2-18

§ 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.

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