§ 25-2-42 Rhode Island Hero's Day.
The second Thursday in May shall annually be set apart as a day to be known as "Rhode Island Hero's Day." The day is to be observed by the general assembly in recognition of a Rhode Island resident who has saved a human life and/or performed an act of heroism which merits any recognition determined by joint resolution of the general assembly.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 427, § 1.)