CHAPTER 197

SATURDAY A LEGAL HOLIDAY

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 AND ITS EMPLOYEES (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 striking out and repealing all of the matter added to 3321. Sec. 197. thereof by an Act approved June 8, 1949, Chapter 247, Volume 47, Laws of Delaware, and inserting and enacting in lieu thereof the following paragraph:

"The day of the week known as Saturday shall be a legal holiday 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 and shift-work schedules) throughout each year; and, for employees of the Motor Vehicle Department, from July 1st to September 15th, inclusive, of each year. 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 4, 1951.