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A33, R76, S668
Sponsors: Senators Courson, Knotts, Cromer, Setzler, Jackson, Scott, Lourie and Rose
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Introduced in the Senate on April 1, 2009
Introduced in the House on May 12, 2009
Last Amended on May 7, 2009
Passed by the General Assembly on May 15, 2009
Governor's Action: June 2, 2009, Signed
Summary: Christmas Eve
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/1/2009 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8 4/1/2009 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-8 5/6/2009 Senate Committee report: Favorable Finance SJ-12 5/7/2009 Senate Amended SJ-32 5/7/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-32 5/12/2009 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-13 5/12/2009 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-110 5/14/2009 House Read second time HJ-46 5/14/2009 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-47 5/15/2009 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-3 5/27/2009 Ratified R 76 6/2/2009 Signed By Governor 6/11/2009 Effective date 06/02/09 6/12/2009 Act No. 33
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(A33, R76, S668)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 53-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEGAL HOLIDAYS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE TWENTY-FOURTH DAY OF DECEMBER AS A LEGAL HOLIDAY; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 53-5-20 RELATING TO CHRISTMAS EVE DECLARED AS A HOLIDAY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Christmas Eve as legal holiday
SECTION 1. Section 53-5-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 246 of 2000, is further amended to read:
"Section 53-5-10. The first day of January--New Year's Day, the third Monday of January--Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the third Monday in February--George Washington's birthday/President's Day, the tenth day of May--Confederate Memorial Day, the last Monday of May--National Memorial Day, the fourth day of July--Independence Day, the first Monday in September--Labor Day, the eleventh day of November--Veterans Day, National Thanksgiving Day and the day after, and the twenty-fourth, twenty-fifth, and twenty-sixth days of December in each year are legal holidays.
The holiday schedules of public colleges and universities, including technical colleges, shall not be in violation of this section so long as the number of holidays provided for in this section are not exceeded."
SECTION 2. Section 53-5-20 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 27th day of May, 2009.
Approved the 2nd day of June, 2009.
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