CHAPTER 247

REGULATIONS CONCERNING TRADE SATURDAY A LEGAL HOLIDAY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 78 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, BY MAKING THE DAY OF THE WEEK KNOWN AS SATURDAY A HOLIDAY FOR ALL ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, ITS AGENCIES AND THE EMPLOYEES OF SAID OFFICIALS AND AGENCIES AND FOR THE ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (EXCEPT THE MEMBERS OF THE STATE HIGHWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT).

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 78 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding at the end of 3321. Sec. 197. thereof a new paragraph as follows:

The day of the week known as Saturday shall be a legal holiday for officials and employees of the State of Delaware, during the periods stated below:

1. For all elective and appointed officials, deputies, clerks, and other employees of the State of Delaware (except members of the State Highway Police Department, employees of the Motor Vehicle Department and employees assigned to rotating or shift-work schedules) from June 15th to September 15th inclusive;

2. For employees of the Motor Vehicle Department from July 1st to September 15th inclusive.

During the periods stated, State offices affected hereby shall not be open for business on Saturdays. Nothing herein shall be construed to permit the closing of motor vehicle inspection lanes on Saturdays before the hour of twelve o'clock noon.

Approved June 8, 1949.