22.18.15 97th Legislative Session 459
Introduced by: Senator Nesiba
An Act to add Juneteenth as a state holiday.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 1-5-1 be AMENDED:
The first day of
every week, known as Sunday; the first day of January, commonly known
as New Year's Day; the third Monday in January, commonly known as
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; the third Monday in February, the
anniversary of the birthdays of Lincoln and Washington; the last
Monday of May, commonly known as Memorial Day;
the nineteenth day of June, commonly known as Juneteenth;
the fourth day of July, commonly known as Independence Day; the first
Monday in September, commonly known as Labor Day; the second Monday
in October, commonly known as Native Americans' Day; the eleventh day
of November, known as Veterans' Day; the fourth Thursday in November,
commonly known as Thanksgiving Day; and the twenty‑fifth day of
December, commonly known as Christmas Day; and every day appointed by
the President of the United States, or by the Governor of this state
for a public fast, thanksgiving, or holiday
observed in this state as a legal holiday.
If the first
day of January, the nineteenth day of June, the fourth
day of July
the first day of January,
the eleventh day of November, or the twenty‑fifth day of
December falls upon a Sunday, the Monday following is a legal holiday
must be so
observed; and if any such day falls upon a Saturday, the preceding
Friday is a legal holiday and
must be so
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