September 17 - 23, 2020: Constitution Week

WHEREAS, September 17, 2020, marks the 233rd anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and,


WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper to accord official recognition to this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary and to the patriotic celebrations which will commemorate the occasion; and,


WHEREAS, Public Law 915 guarantees the issuing of a proclamation each year by the President of the United States of America, designating September 17th through September 23rd as Constitution Week;


NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim September 17-23, 2020, as Constitution Week in Michigan.