WHEREAS, I have been empowered by the laws of South Carolina to declare the Friday preceding Christmas Eve as a holiday for State Government employees whenever Christmas Eve falls on a Saturday or Sunday; and.
WHEREAS, Christmas Eve falls on Sunday this year.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, and pursuant to South Carolina Code Ann. § 53-5-20 (1992), I declare December 22, 1995, a legal holiday for State employees in South Carolina. I encourage all State Employees to celebrate the Christmas Season by enjoying their families, reaching out to the less fortunate, and spending time reflecting on the meaning of the Season.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT
SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
THIS 7TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 1995
DAVID M. BEASLEY
JAMES M. MILES
Secretary of State
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