Title 25
Holidays and Days of Special Observance

Chapter 2
Days of Special Observance

R.I. Gen. Laws § 25-2-29

§ 25-2-29. Saint Jean-Baptiste Day.

The twenty-fourth day of June shall annually be set aside as a day to be known as “Saint Jean-Baptiste Day” and the governor shall issue an annual 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 Jean-Baptiste as an important observance and show of appreciation for the significant cultural, economic, and civic contributions made by Franco-Americans that have served to enrich the culture and lifestyle of this state.

History of Section.
P.L. 1988, ch. 143, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 3.