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H.330

Introduced by   Representatives Seibert of Norwich and Brooks of Montpelier

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  General provisions; legal holidays; general election

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to designate the day of the general election a legal holiday.

AN ACT RELATING TO DESIGNATING THE DAY OF THE GENERAL ELECTION A LEGAL HOLIDAY

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  1 V.S.A. § 371(a) is amended to read:

§ 371.  LEGAL HOLIDAYS

(a)  The following shall be legal holidays:

  New Year's Day, January 1;

  Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday, the third Monday in January;

  Lincoln's Birthday, February 12;

  Washington's Birthday, the third Monday in February;

  Town meeting day Meeting Day, the first Tuesday in March;

  Memorial Day, the last Monday in May;

  Independence Day, July 4;

  Bennington Battle Day, August 16;

  Labor Day, the first Monday in September;

  Columbus Day, the second Monday in October;

General Election Day, the first Tuesday after the first Monday in

   November;

  Veterans' Day, November 11;

  Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November;

  Christmas Day, December 25.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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