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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 592

AN ACT DECLARING THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY AS MEMORIAL DAY FOR THE YEAR 1978.

WHEREAS, the provisions of Chapter 5, Title 29, Delaware Code stipulate that Memorial Day shall be a legal holiday on the 30th day of May; and

WHEREAS, the 30th day of May falls on a Tuesday which makes it difficult for many persons to travel to resort and recreational areas throughout Delaware; and

WHEREAS, the adoption of this Act will enable thousands of Delawareans to enjoy a three-day weekend which will be helpful to the economy of the resort and recreational areas as well as the coffers of the State Treasury.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Memorial Day for 1978 is officially declared as the last Monday in May for the year 1978, any provision of the Delaware Code to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved May 18, 1978.