TITLE 1

General Provisions

CHAPTER 6. SPECIAL DAYS AND SPECIAL MONTHS


The following day shall be commemorated in this State by appropriate ceremonies: The last Friday in April, known as Arbor Day.

1 Del. C. 1953, § 601; 53 Del. Laws, c. 23.;

The Department of State shall stage suitable and proper celebrations in each county of this State on the 7th day of December of each year commemorating the ratification of the federal constitution by this State.

42 Del. Laws, c. 203, § 1; 29 Del. C. 1953, § 3702; 57 Del. Laws, c. 608, § 3B.;

The following day shall be commemorated in this State by appropriate ceremonies: The first Saturday of September that is after Labor Day, known as Native American Day.

71 Del. Laws, c. 168, § 1.;

The following day shall be commemorated in this State by appropriate ceremonies: The third Saturday of June, known as Juneteenth National Freedom Day.

72 Del. Laws, c. 269, § 1.;

The following month shall be commemorated in this State by appropriate ceremonies: the month of March, known as March for the Arts in Education.

74 Del. Laws, c. 180, § 2.;

The following month shall be commemorated in this State by appropriate ceremonies: the month of May, known as "Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month."

77 Del. Laws, c. 35, § 1.;

The following day shall be commemorated annually in this State by appropriate ceremonies: the Friday before Mother's Day, known as "Military Spouse Appreciation Day."

77 Del. Laws, c. 214, § 1.;

March 30 shall be known as Vietnam Veterans Day and shall be commemorated in this State by appropriate ceremonies to honor those members of the United States Armed Forces who served in Vietnam or in the Vietnam area of operation.

77 Del. Laws, c. 475, § 1.;

The following month shall be commemorated in this State by appropriate ceremonies: the month of October, known as "Disability History and Awareness Month". In commemorating such month, public schools are encouraged to informally offer instruction and events highlighting disability history and awareness during October of each year which may include offering guest speakers, supplementing existing lesson plans, holding assemblies, and sponsoring essay or art projects.

78 Del. Laws, c. 178, § 1.;