WHEREAS, Section 53-5-20 of the South Carolina Code of Laws provides:
The Governor may declare Christmas Eve of each year a holiday for state government employees. When Christmas Eve falls on a Saturday or Sunday he may declare the preceding Friday a holiday.
WHEREAS, December 24, 2000, will fall on a Sunday; and
WHEREAS, state employees need notice of whether Christmas Eve will be a state holiday in order to make travel plans and other preparations for the Christmas holiday season; and
WHEREAS, in previous years, state government employees have been granted three consecutive days off during the Christmas holiday season.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to Section 53-5-20 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, I hereby declare Friday, December 22, 2000, as the Christmas Eve holiday for state government employees.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 9th DAY OF AUGUST, 2000.
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