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Part 27A.  Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission.

§ 143B‑426.34A.  Martin Luther King, Jr.Commission – creation; powers and duties.

There is hereby created the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission of theDepartment of Administration.  The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission shallhave the following functions and duties:

(1)        To encourage appropriate ceremonies and activitiesthroughout the State relating to the observance of the legal holiday honoringMartin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday;

(2)        To provide advice and assistance to local governments andprivate organizations across the State with respect to the observance of suchholiday; and

(3)        To promote among the people of North Carolina an awarenessand appreciation of the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. (1993, c. 502.)