Title 25
Holidays and Days of Special Observance

Chapter 2
Days of Special Observance

R.I. Gen. Laws § 25-2-42

§ 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.

History of Section.
P.L. 1999, ch. 427, § 1.