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Title : Title 01. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter : Chapter 05. COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING. PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
Title 1 - §111-A. Arbor Week

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§111-A. Arbor Week

The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the 3rd full week in May as Arbor Week, recommending its observance by the public in the planting of trees, shrubs and vines, in the promotion of forest growth and culture, in the adornment of public and private grounds, places and ways, and in such other efforts and undertakings as shall harmonize with the general character of the week. He shall recommend that such week be observed in rural and suburban schools by exercises appropriate to Arbor Week. [1977, c. 214, § 3 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1977,
Ch. 214,
§3 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §111. National Arbor Day (REPEALED)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§111. National Arbor Day (REPEALED)



Section History:
PL 1977,
Ch. 214,
§2 (RP ).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §112. Poetry Day
Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§112. Poetry Day

The State of Maine designates October 15th as Poetry Day, recommending that in the week following schools, churches, libraries, clubs and organizations, the newspapers, radio and television give recognition to the poets who have helped or are helping to make Maine famous in the field of poetry throughout the world.
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §113. American History Month

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§113. American History Month

The month of February of each year is designated as American History Month and the Governor of the State of Maine shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State of Maine to observe the month of February as such in schools and other suitable places with appropriate ceremony and activity. [1967, c. 53 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1967,
Ch. 53,
§ (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §114. Armistice Day (REPEALED)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§114. Armistice Day (REPEALED)



Section History:
PL 1971,
Ch. 12,
§1 (NEW).
PL 1973,
Ch. 114,
§1 (RP ).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §115. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (REPEALED)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§115. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (REPEALED)



Section History:
PL 1975,
Ch. 7,
§ (NEW).
PL 1985,
Ch. 787,
§1 (RP ).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §116. Statehood Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§116. Statehood Day

March 15th of each year shall be designated as Statehood Day, and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State of Maine to observe the day in schools and other suitable places with appropriate ceremony and activity. Statehood Day shall commemorate the admission of Maine as a state into the United States of America and the ideals and wisdom of those men and women who have formed Maine's history and traditions. The Department of Education shall make appropriate information available to the people and the schools within the limits of its budget. [1989, c. 700, Pt. A, §1 (amd).]

Section History:
PL 1975,
Ch. 642,
§ (NEW).
PL 1989,
Ch. 700,
§A1 (AMD).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §117. Chester Greenwood Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§117. Chester Greenwood Day

December 21st of each year shall be designated as Chester Greenwood Day and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State of Maine to observe this day in suitable places with appropriate ceremony and activity. Chester Greenwood Day shall commemorate and honor Chester Greenwood, whose inventive genius and native ability, which contributed much to the enjoyment of Maine's winter season, marked him as one of Maine's outstanding citizens. [1977, c. 262 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1977,
Ch. 262,
§ (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §118. Maine Cultural Heritage Week

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§118. Maine Cultural Heritage Week

The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting aside that week containing Statehood Day, March 15th, as Maine Cultural Heritage Week. [1979, c. 294 (new).] div>
The proclamation shall recall Maine's lengthy and important traditions in all the arts including literature, the performing arts and the plastic arts and shall acknowledge the many contributions made by Maine's citizens to folk arts and crafts. [1979, c. 294 (new).] div>
The proclamation shall recommend the observance of Maine Cultural Heritage Week with appropriate celebration and activity, including public celebration and activity in Maine's schools, colleges, universities, theaters, museums, studios, galleries and workshops. [1979, c. 294 (new).] div>
The Maine Arts Commission shall make appropriate information available to the people and the schools within the limits of its budget. [1985, c. 763, Pt. A, § 1 (amd).]

Section History:
PL 1979,
Ch. 294,
§ (NEW).
PL 1985,
Ch. 763,
§A1 (AMD).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §119. R. B. Hall Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§119. R. B. Hall Day

The last Saturday in June of each year shall be designated R. B. Hall Day and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe the day with appropriate ceremony and activity. R. B. Hall Day shall commemorate and honor R. B. Hall, an internationally recognized composer. Recognized primarily as a composer of marches, he was an accomplished conductor and cornet soloist, whose creative talent and native ability marked him as one of Maine's outstanding citizens. [1981, c. 246 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1981,
Ch. 246,
§ (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §120. Saint Jean-Baptiste Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§120. Saint Jean-Baptiste Day

June 24th of each year shall be designated as Saint Jean-Baptiste Day and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe this day in suitable places with appropriate ceremonies. Saint Jean-Baptiste Day shall commemorate the feast of Saint John the Baptist as an important observance and show of appreciation for the significant cultural, economic and civic contributions made by Franco-Americans which have served to enrich the culture and life style of this State. [1983, c. 8 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1983,
Ch. 8,
§ (NEW).
PL 1983,
Ch. 76,
§ (NEW).
PL 1983,
Ch. 480,
§A1 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §121. Maine Clean Water Week

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§121. Maine Clean Water Week

The first full week in June of each year shall be designated Maine Clean Water Week. The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe the week with appropriate ceremony and activity. [1983, c. 76 (new); c. 480, Pt. A, § 1 (ral).]

Section History:
PL 1983,
Ch. 76,
§ (NEW).
PL 1983,
Ch. 480,
§A1 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §122. National Women's History Week (REPEALED)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§122. National Women's History Week (REPEALED)



Section History:
MRSA ,

§T.1 SEC. 122 (RP ).
PL 1983,
Ch. 719,
§1 (NEW).
PL 1989,
Ch. 700,
§A2 (AMD).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §123. Seamen's Memorial Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§123. Seamen's Memorial Day

The 2nd Sunday in June shall be designated Seamen's Memorial Day and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities in honor of the women and men of the State who have been lost at sea. [1985, c. 737, Pt. A, § 1 (rpr).]

Section History:
PL 1985,
Ch. 21,
§ (NEW).
PL 1985,
Ch. 41,
§1 (NEW).
PL 1985,
Ch. 737,
§A1 (RPR).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §124. Maine Business Women's Week

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§124. Maine Business Women's Week

The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting aside the 3rd full week in October as Maine Business Women's Week. The proclamation must invite and urge the people of the State to observe the week in schools and other suitable places with appropriate ceremony and study. The Department of Education may make appropriate information available to the people and the schools within the limits of its budget. [1995, c. 625, Pt. A, §1 (amd).]

Section History:
PL 1985,
Ch. 31,
§1 (NEW).
PL 1989,
Ch. 700,
§A3 (AMD).
PL 1995,
Ch. 625,
§A1 (AMD).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §125. Alcohol Awareness Week

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§125. Alcohol Awareness Week

The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting aside the first full week in December of each year as Alcohol Awareness Week. The proclamation shall invite and urge citizens, alcoholism service agencies, schools and other suitable organizations and groups to observe this week through appropriate activities. The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Planning Committee shall, through the departments represented on the committee, make appropriate information available to citizens, organizations and groups within the limits of their budgets. [1985, c. 737, Pt. A, § 2 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1985,
Ch. 737,
§A2 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §126. Samantha Smith Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§126. Samantha Smith Day

The first Monday in June of each year is designated as Samantha Smith Day, in memory of Samantha Smith whose birthday was June 29th. The Governor shall issue annually a proclamation inviting and urging the people of this State to observe the day in schools and other suitable places with appropriate ceremony and activity. Samantha Smith Day shall commemorate and honor Samantha Smith whose vision and inspiring message for peace and brotherhood opened the door to greater understanding and friendship among nations of the world. The Department of Education shall make appropriate information available to the people and the schools within the limits of its budget. [1989, c. 700, Pt. A, §4 (amd).]

Section History:
PL 1987,
Ch. 82,
§ (NEW).
PL 1989,
Ch. 700,
§A4 (AMD).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §127. Maine Merchant Marine Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§127. Maine Merchant Marine Day

The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting aside May 22nd as Maine Merchant Marine Day. The proclamation shall invite and urge the people of the State to observe the day in schools and other suitable places with appropriate ceremony and study. The Maine Maritime Academy and the Department of Education may make appropriate information available to the people and the schools within the limits of their budgets. [1989, c. 700, Pt. A, §5 (amd).] div>
The purpose of commemorating the United States Merchant Marines is to recognize the courage and heroism of merchant mariners who have served the nation in times of national emergencies. Merchant mariners have valiantly served the nation during periods of international conflict by serving as combatant crews on Letters of Marque during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 and on armed vessels during the Civil War. In World War I and World War II, they served on ships equipped with naval armament while transporting supplies and troops between the home front and war fronts. Thousands of merchant mariners have been killed, captured or injured in the defense of the nation. [1987, c. 140, §1 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1987,
Ch. 140,
§1 (NEW).
PL 1989,
Ch. 700,
§A5 (AMD).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §128. Garden Week

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§128. Garden Week

Garden Week shall be established as the first full week of June of each year and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe the week with appropriate celebration and activities. [1987, c. 226 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1987,
Ch. 226,
§ (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §129. Margaret Chase Smith Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§129. Margaret Chase Smith Day

December 14th of each year shall be designated as Margaret Chase Smith Day, and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State of Maine to observe this day in suitable places with appropriate ceremony and activity. Margaret Chase Smith Day shall commemorate and honor Margaret Chase Smith who distinguished herself as a political leader of this nation and as one of Maine's outstanding citizens. [1987, c. 610 (new).] div>
The Department of Education shall make appropriate information available to the people and schools within the limits of its budget. [1989, c. 700, Pt. A, §6 (amd).]

Section History:
PL 1987,
Ch. 610,
§ (NEW).
PL 1989,
Ch. 700,
§A6 (AMD).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §130. Edmund S. Muskie Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§130. Edmund S. Muskie Day

March 28th of each year shall be designated as Edmund S. Muskie Day and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State of Maine to observe this day in suitable places with appropriate ceremony and activity. Edmund S. Muskie Day shall commemorate and honor Edmund Sixtus Muskie whose distinguished career as a political leader of this State and nation marks him as one of Maine's outstanding citizens. [1987, c. 610 (new).] div>
The Department of Education shall make appropriate information available to the people and schools within the limits of its budget. [1989, c. 700, Pt. A, §7 (amd).]

Section History:
PL 1987,
Ch. 610,
§ (NEW).
PL 1989,
Ch. 700,
§A7 (AMD).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §131. Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§131. Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day

April 9th of each year shall be designated as Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe this day in suitable places with appropriate ceremony and activity. Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day shall commemorate, honor and recognize the courage and heroism of all former prisoners of war who served the nation in times of crisis and emergency and who were captured in the defense of the nation. [1989, c. 37 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1989,
Ch. 37,
§ (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §132. Deaf Culture Week

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§132. Deaf Culture Week

The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting aside the last full week in September as Deaf Culture Week. The proclamation must invite and urge the people of the State to observe the week in schools and other suitable places with appropriate ceremony and study. The Department of Education shall make appropriate information available to the people and the schools within its budget. [1991, c. 279, §1 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1991,
Ch. 279,
§1 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §133. Landowner Recognition Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§133. Landowner Recognition Day

The 3rd Saturday of September of each year is designated as Landowner Recognition Day and the Governor shall issue annually a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe this day in suitable places with appropriate activity. [1995, c. 142, §1 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1995,
Ch. 142,
§1 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §134. Children's Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§134. Children's Day

In recognition of the value and importance of every child, the State designates the last Friday in September as Children's Day. The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation urging citizens, businesses and organizations to observe the day with appropriate celebration and activity. [1997, c. 74, §1 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1997,
Ch. 74,
§1 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §135. Firefighter's Recognition Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§135. Firefighter's Recognition Day

In recognition of the value and importance of firefighters, the State designates the first Saturday in October as Firefighter's Recognition Day. The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation urging the people of the State to observe the day with appropriate celebration and activity. [1999, c. 19, §1 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1999,
Ch. 19,
§1 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §136. Prisoner of War - Missing in Action Recognition Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§136. Prisoner of War - Missing in Action Recognition Day

The Governor annually shall issue a proclamation designating the 3rd Friday in September as Prisoner of War - Missing in Action Recognition Day in remembrance of the courage and plight of American prisoners of war and those missing in action. The proclamation must recommend that the day be observed in an appropriate manner. [1999, c. 302, §1 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1999,
Ch. 302,
§1 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §137. Organ Donor Awareness Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§137. Organ Donor Awareness Day

December 3rd is designated as Organ Donor Awareness Day, and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State of Maine to observe the day with appropriate activity. The first annual Organ Donor Awareness Day will commemorate the life of Kate James, who was born December 3, 1980 and who passed away March 6, 1999 at 18 years of age while awaiting a double lung transplant. The observance is created to make Maine citizens aware of the importance of donating organs. In each subsequent year, the Governor, in consultation with Maine organ donation agencies and organizations, shall designate an organ donor, recipient or listed individual to be recognized on that year's Organ Donation Awareness Day. [1999, c. 479, §1 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1999,
Ch. 479,
§1 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §138. Major-General Henry Knox Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§138. Major-General Henry Knox Day

July 25th of each year is designated as Major-General Henry Knox Day, and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe this day in suitable places and with appropriate ceremony and activity. The Department of Education shall make appropriate information available to the people and the schools, within its budget, to honor Major-General Henry Knox, of Thomaston, Revolutionary War general and hero and Secretary of War under President George Washington. [1999, c. 666, §1 (new).]

Section History:
PL 1999,
Ch. 666,
§1 (NEW).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §139. Maine Lighthouse Week

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§139. Maine Lighthouse Week

The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting aside the 3rd full week in June as Maine Lighthouse Week to invite and urge the people of the State to observe this week in suitable places and with appropriate ceremony and activity to honor and commemorate the important role of lighthouses in Maine's history. [2001, c. 5, §1 (new).] p align="center">01 §00139 p align="center">Colonel Freeman McGilvery Day p align="center">(REPEALED) p align="center">(REALLOCATED TO TITLE 1, SECTION 141) p align="center">01 §00139 p align="center">Destroyer Escort Day p align="center">(REPEALED) p align="center">(REALLOCATED TO TITLE 1, SECTION 142) p align="center">01 §00139 p align="center">Maine Small Business Week p align="center">(REPEALED) p align="center">(REALLOCATED TO TITLE 1, SECTION 143) p align="center">01 §00139 p align="center">Veterans' Week p align="center">(REPEALED) p align="center">(REALLOCATED TO TITLE 1, SECTION 144)

Section History:
PL 2001,
Ch. 5,
§1 (NEW).
PL 2001,
Ch. 7,
§1 (NEW).
PL 2001,
Ch. 19,
§1 (NEW).
PL 2001,
Ch. 36,
§1 (NEW).
PL 2001,
Ch. 100,
§1 (NEW).
RR 2001,
Ch. 1,
§1-4 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §140. Maine Youth Field and Stream Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§140. Maine Youth Field and Stream Day

The 2nd Saturday in September of each year is designated as Maine Youth Field and Stream Day. The Governor shall issue annually a proclamation inviting and urging the youth of this State to observe this day by participating in outdoor activities. [2001, c. 68, §1 (new).] p align="center">01 §00140 p align="center">Equal Pay Day p align="center">(REPEALED) p align="center">(REALLOCATED TO TITLE 1, SECTION 145)

Section History:
PL 2001,
Ch. 68,
§1 (NEW).
PL 2001,
Ch. 304,
§1 (NEW).
RR 2001,
Ch. 1,
§5 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §141. Colonel Freeman McGilvery Day (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 139)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§141. Colonel Freeman McGilvery Day (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 139)

The first Saturday of September of each year is designated as Colonel Freeman McGilvery Day. The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation urging the people of the State to observe the day with appropriate celebration and activity. [RR 2001, c. 1, §1 (ral).]

Section History:
RR 2001,
Ch. 1,
§1 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §142. Destroyer Escort Day (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 139)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§142. Destroyer Escort Day (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 139)

The 3rd Saturday in June of each year is designated as Destroyer Escort Day in this State, and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting the people of the State to observe this day in honor of the destroyer escort ships and the people from this State who gallantly served on them as they performed antisubmarine duties, escorted convoys and tankers and performed search and rescue operations for downed pilots and survivors of ill-fated ships during World War II, the Korean Conflict and the War in Vietnam. [RR 2001, c. 1, §2 (ral).]

Section History:
RR 2001,
Ch. 1,
§2 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §143. Maine Small Business Week (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 139)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§143. Maine Small Business Week (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 139)

The 3rd week in May, or any other week coinciding with the week designated nationally as Small Business Week, is designated Maine Small Business Week and the Governor shall issue annually a proclamation inviting and urging the citizens and small businesses throughout the State to promote small businesses and the free enterprise system by observing that week with appropriate ceremonies and activities. [RR 2001, c. 1, §3 (ral).]

Section History:
RR 2001,
Ch. 1,
§3 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §144. Veterans' Week (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 139)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§144. Veterans' Week (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 139)

Each political subdivision and school administrative unit is encouraged to celebrate Veterans' Week during the week, commencing on a Sunday and ending on the next following Saturday, within which November 11th, Veterans' Day, occurs. The celebration may include recognition of the contribution of veterans of the United States and the military service to the foundation of freedom. The celebration may also include public proclamations, appropriate parades and ceremonies and the introduction of curricula in school systems recognizing the efforts of veterans and their contribution to our way of life. During this week, schools may provide an opportunity for convocations and assemblies and in such instances shall make efforts to invite veterans and others to speak on the subject and to cooperate with local veterans' organizations and groups in the celebration of Veterans' Week. [RR 2001, c. 1, §4 (ral).]

Section History:
RR 2001,
Ch. 1,
§4 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §145. Equal Pay Day (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 140)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§145. Equal Pay Day (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 140)

The first Tuesday in April is designated as Equal Pay Day, and the Governor shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State to observe this day with appropriate activity. [RR 2001, c. 1, §5 (ral).]

Section History:
RR 2001,
Ch. 1,
§5 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §146. Maine Week of Heroes

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§146. Maine Week of Heroes

Each political subdivision and school administrative unit is encouraged to observe a Maine Week of Heroes during the week, commencing on a Sunday and ending on the next following Saturday, within which September 11th occurs. The observance may include public proclamations, appropriate ceremonies and the introduction of curricula in school systems recognizing the efforts of heroic people in Maine communities, such as active duty military personnel, emergency medical technicians, firefighters, law enforcement officers, members of the National Guard, members of the United States Coast Guard, United States military veterans and all other heroes who have given their courageous service without regard for their own lives or personal safety to benefit the people of this great land and to serve the needs of the citizens of the State. [2003, c. 56, §1 (new).] p align="center">01 00146 p align="center">Maine Aviation and Aerospace Education Week p align="center">(REPEALED) p align="center">(REALLOCATED TO TITLE 1, SECTION 147)

Section History:
PL 2003,
Ch. 56,
§1 (NEW).
PL 2003,
Ch. 256,
§1 (NEW).
RR 2003,
Ch. 1,
§1 (RAL).
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Office of the Revisor of Statutes
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State House Room 108
Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §147. Maine Aviation and Aerospace Education Week (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 146)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§147. Maine Aviation and Aerospace Education Week (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 146)

The 3rd week in April is designated Maine Aviation and Aerospace Education Week. The Department of Transportation, Office of Passenger Transportation shall participate in the planning of events for this week under the auspices of the Maine Aeronautics Association. [RR 2003, c. 1, §1 (ral).]

Section History:
RR 2003,
Ch. 1,
§1 (RAL).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §148. Family Reunion Day

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§148. Family Reunion Day

In recognition of the value and importance of families, the State designates the Monday after the first full weekend of August as Family Reunion Day. The Governor shall annually issue a proclamation urging citizens, businesses and organizations to observe the day with appropriate celebration and activity. [2005, c. 8, §1 (new).] p align="center">01 §00148 p align="center">Community Giving Week p align="center">(REPEALED) p align="center">(REALLOCATED TO TITLE 1, SECTION 149)

Section History:
PL 2005,
Ch. 8,
§1 (NEW).
PL 2005,
Ch. 20,
§1 (NEW).
PL 2005,
Ch. 397,
§B1 (RAL).
PL 2005,
Ch. 397,
§B2 (AFF).
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007 Title 1 - §149. Community Giving Week (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 148)

Title 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS AND WEEKS (HEADING: PL 1977, c. 214, @1 (rpr))
§149. Community Giving Week (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 1, SECTION 148)

The 3rd full week in November of each year is designated as Community Giving Week, and the Governor shall issue annually a proclamation inviting and urging people of the State to observe this week in suitable places with appropriate activity. [2005, c. 397, Pt. B, §1 (ral); §2 (aff).]

Section History:
PL 2005,
Ch. 397,
§B1 (RAL).
PL 2005,
Ch. 397,
§B2 (AFF).
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State House Room 108
Augusta, Maine 04333-0007

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