WHEREAS, by Executive Order 2003-03, State offices were closed in whole or in part in most counties in South Carolina due to a severe winter storm that occurred on January 23, 2003; and
WHEREAS, it became necessary for many banks and savings and loan institutions to close as a result of the hazardous weather that occurred on January 23, 2003.
NOW THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of the State of South Carolina, and specifically section 53-5-55 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, I hereby declare January 23, 2003, 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 10th DAY OF MARCH 2003.
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