WHEREAS, effective at Noon on September 14, 1999, the undersigned ordered a mandatory evacuation in Executive Order 99-44 of persons in JASPER, BEAUFORT, HAMPTON, COLLETON, CHARLESTON, BERKELEY, DORCHESTER, GEORGETOWN, AND HORRY COUNTIES, because of the imminent danger imposed by Hurricane Floyd; and
WHEREAS, IT BECAME NECESSARY FOR MANY BANKS AND SAVINGS AND LOAN INSTITUTIONS TO REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 16, 1999, DUE TO THE MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER AND THE THREAT PRESENTED BY HURRICANE FLOYD.
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 September 15 AND 16, 1999, legal holidays for banks and savings and loan institutions due to the need for many banks and savings and loan institutions to close due to the MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER AND THE THREAT presented by Hurricane Floyd.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA THIS 16th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1999.
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