WHEREAS, by Executive Order 2002-01, a state of emergency was declared and existed in the State of South Carolina from January 2, 2002, to January 4, 2002, due to a severe winter storm with large accumulations of snow and ice which resulted in hazardous conditions throughout the State; and
WHEREAS, because of the state of emergency and hazardous weather conditions, it was necessary for most banks and savings and loan institutions throughout the State to be closed for the entire business day of Thursday, January 3, 2002.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Statutes of this State, and specifically Section 53-5-55 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, I hereby declare January 3, 2002 a legal holiday for banks and savings and loan institutions in the State of South Carolina.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 9TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2002.
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