HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13
RELATING TO CHANGING MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION THIS YEAR TO MAY 25.
WHEREAS, MEMORIAL DAY, pursuant to §501, Title 1 of the Delaware Code is scheduled to be celebrated on May 30th; and
WHEREAS, May 30th of this year falls on a Saturday and pursuant to §501 Memorial Day would then be celebrated this year on Friday, May 29th; and
WHEREAS, Memorial Day is scheduled to be recognized as a national holiday this year on Monday, May 25th; and
WHEREAS, it is desirable to coordinate the dates of both the National and State observance of Memorial Day.
BE IT RESOLVED by the Members of the 131st General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Governor concurring therein, that Memorial Day shall be observed as a Legal Holiday in Delaware in 1981 on Monday, May 25th in lieu of Friday, May 29th, any provisions of Title 1, Delaware Code, to the contrary notwithstanding.
Approved May 14, 1981.