Holidays and Days of Special Observance

Days of Special Observance

SECTION 25-2-46

§ 25-2-46. Gold Star Parents Day.

The third Sunday in October in each and every year shall be set aside as a day to be known as "Rhode Island Gold Star Parents Day." This nation and state owe an enormous debt to those grieving parents who have lost children in war. The day is to be observed by the people of this state with appropriate exercises in public places, and shall cause a display of the state and American flags to be flown at half-staff over the Rhode Island State House to commemorate this day of remembrance to honor their memory.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 249, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 285, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 346, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 367, § 1.)