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Each year, the governor may take suitable public notice of October 15 as white cane safety day and may issue a proclamation in which the governor:

(1) comments upon the significance of the white cane,

(2) calls upon the citizens of the state to observe the provisions of the White Cane Law and to take precautions necessary to the safety of people with a disability,

(3) reminds the citizens of the state of the policies with respect to people with a disability herein declared and urges the citizens to cooperate in giving effect to them, and

(4) emphasizes the need of the citizens to be aware of the presence of people with a disability in the community and to keep safe and functional for people with a disability the streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings, public facilities, other public places, places of public accommodation, amusement and resort, and other places to which the public is invited, and to offer assistance to people with a disability upon appropriate occasions.


1969 c 900 s 4; 1986 c 444; 2017 c 40 art 1 s 121

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