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WVC 5 - 15 - 6 §5-15-6. Annual proclamation of white cane day.
Each year the governor shall take suitable public notice of the fifteenth day of October as white cane day. The governor shall issue a proclamation that:

(a) Comments upon the significance of the white cane;

(b) Calls upon the citizens of the state to observe the provisions of the white cane law and to take precautions necessary for the safety of persons who are blind;

(c) Reminds the citizens of the state of the policies with respect to persons who are blind herein declared and urges the citizens to cooperate in giving effect to them;

(d) Emphasizes the need of the citizens to be aware of the presence of persons who are blind or visually impaired in the community and to keep safe for persons who are blind or visually impaired the highways, roads, streets, 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 persons who are blind upon appropriate occasions.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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