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(123rd General Assembly)
(House Bill Number 738)



AN ACT
To amend sections 1.14, 124.19, and 3313.63 of the Revised Code to correct a reference to federal law in the Ohio laws designating Memorial Day as a state holiday.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1 .  That sections 1.14, 124.19, and 3313.63 of the Revised Code be amended to read as follows:

Sec. 1.14.  The time within which an act is required by law to be done shall be computed by excluding the first and including the last day; except that, when the last day falls on Sunday or a legal holiday, then the act may be done on the next succeeding day which that is not Sunday or a legal holiday.

When a public office in which an act, required by law, is to be performed is closed to the public for the entire day which that constitutes the last day for doing such the act or before its usual closing time on such that day, then such the act may be performed on the next succeeding day which that is not a Sunday or a legal holiday as defined in this section.

"Legal holiday" as used in this section means the following days:

(A) The first day of January, known as New Year's day;

(B) The third Monday in January, known as Martin Luther King day;

(C) The third Monday in February, known as Washington-Lincoln day;

(D) The day designated in the "Act of September 18 June 28, 1975 1968," 89 82 Stat. 479 250, 5 U.S.C. 6103, as now or hereafter amended, for the commemoration of Memorial day;

(E) The fourth day of July, known as Independence day;

(F) The first Monday in September, known as Labor day;

(G) The second Monday in October, known as Columbus day;

(H) The eleventh day of November, known as Veterans' day;

(I) The fourth Thursday in November, known as Thanksgiving day;

(J) The twenty-fifth day of December, known as Christmas day;

(K) Any day appointed and recommended by the governor of this state or the president of the United States as a holiday.

If any day designated in this section as a legal holiday falls on Sunday, the next succeeding day is a legal holiday.

Sec. 124.19.  (A) State holidays shall be the first day of January, the third Monday in January, the third Monday in February, the day designated in the "Act of September 18 June 28, 1975 1968," 89 82 Stat. 479 250, 5 U.S.C. 6103, as now or hereafter amended, for the commemoration of Memorial day, the fourth day of July, the first Monday in September, the second Monday in October, the eleventh day of November, the fourth Thursday in November, the twenty-fifth day of December, and any day appointed and recommended by the governor of this state or the president of the United States. Employees shall be paid for these holidays as specified in section 124.18 of the Revised Code.

(B) The board of trustees of a community college, technical college, state community college, or state university or college as defined in division (A)(1) of section 3345.12 of the Revised Code may, for all employees of the college or university, observe on days other than those specified in division (A) of this section any of the holidays otherwise observed on the third Monday in January, the third Monday in February, and the second Monday in October.

Sec. 3313.63.  Boards of education may dismiss the schools under their control on the first day of January, the third Monday in January, the third Monday in February, the day designated in the "Act of September 18 June 28, 1975 1968," 89 82 Stat. 479 250, 5 U.S.C. 6103, as now or hereafter amended, for the commemoration of Memorial day, the fourth day of July, the first Monday in September, the second Monday in October, the eleventh day of November, or the succeeding Monday when that day falls on a Sunday, the fourth Thursday in November, and the twenty-fifth day of December, and on any day set apart by proclamation of the president of the United States, or the governor of this state as a day of fast, thanksgiving, or mourning, or on the days approved by the board for teachers' attendance at an educational meeting.

SECTION 2 .  That existing sections 1.14, 124.19, and 3313.63 of the Revised Code are hereby repealed.

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