§ 30-31-1. Declaration of purpose.
The legislature hereby finds and declares:
(1) Numerous Rhode Island residents have distinguished themselves in the armed services of the United States by gallantry above and beyond the call of duty;
(2) That as a result of that gallantry, these residents have been awarded the medal of honor by the President of the United States;
(3) That the proper method of furthering that goal would be the establishment of a permanent committee.
(P.L. 1982, ch. 327, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 338, § 1.)