South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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H. 3436


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Sponsors: Rep. J.L. Johnson
Document Path: LC-0092PH23.docx

Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House Committee on Education and Public Works

Summary: Legal holiday


Date Body Action Description with journal page number
12/8/2022 House Prefiled
12/8/2022 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
1/10/2023 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 168)
1/10/2023 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 168)

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A bill

to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by amending Section 53-5-10, relating to legal holidays, so as to designate the tenth of may as "constitution day".

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION 1.   Section 53-5-10 of the S.C. Code is 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 Constitution 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.   This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.


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