WHEREAS, I have been empowered by the laws of South Carolina to declare Christmas Eve of each year a holiday for State Government employees; and
WHEREAS, 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.
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 24, 1997, a legal holiday for State employees in South Carolina.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 1ST DAY OF DECEMBER, 1997
DAVID M. BEASLEY
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