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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-5-40 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT VETERAN'S DAY AND MEMORIAL DAY MUST BE RECOGNIZED AS A HOLIDAY FOR ALL LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE STATE AND THAT THE SCHOOLS AND OFFICES OF THE DISTRICTS MUST BE CLOSED ON THOSE DATES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 5, Title 53 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 53-5-40. The local school districts of this State shall observe Veteran's Day and Memorial Day as legal holidays and schools and offices of the districts must be closed on those dates."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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