SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 5
DESIGNATING MONDAY, MAY 27. 1985 AS MEMORIAL DAY AND DECLARING IT A LEGAL HOLIDAY IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE FOR THE YEAR 1985.
WHEREAS, under Delaware Code. Title1, §501 Memorial Day is to be celebrated annually on May 30th; and
WHEREAS, May 30, 1985. falls on Thursday; and
WHEREAS, under Federal law, Memorial Day. 1985, will be observed on Monday, May 27; and
WHEREAS, the observance of Memorial Day, 1985, on two different days creates a condition of confusion and inconvenience for a vast majority of the citizens of this State; and
WHEREAS, the public schools, and most businesses and private schools, are observing Memorial Day on Monday, May 27th. and family observances are the most meaningful Way to pay due respect to those whose memory we honor on this day.
BE IT RESOLVED by the mcmbcrs of the Senate of the 133rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that Monday, May 27, 1985, Shall be a legal holiday in lieu of Thursday, May 30, 1985, in the State of Delaware and designated Memorial Day, any provisions of Title 1, Delaware Code, to the contrary notwithstanding.
Approved May 9, 1985.