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1-307. Prisoners of war remembrance day

A. April 9, in each year, shall be observed as prisoners of war remembrance day.

B. The governor shall make proclamation of prisoners of war remembrance day to commemorate the sacrifices of men and women who suffered captivity in foreign lands while in the service of our country. The governor shall recommend that teachers and students of the schools of this state observe this day with appropriate exercises and shall encourage citizens to contemplate the plight of Americans who have been held captive of an enemy nation.

C. Prisoners of war remembrance day is not a legal holiday.