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SB-383 State holidays: Yom Kippur.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/14/2017 09:00 PM


Senate Bill No. 383

Introduced by Senator Stone

February 14, 2017

An act to amend Section 6700 of the Government Code, relating to state holidays.


SB 383, as introduced, Stone. State holidays: Yom Kippur.
Existing law recognizes various state holidays.
This bill would recognize Yom Kippur as a state holiday.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


 Section 6700 of the Government Code is amended to read:

 (a) The holidays in this state are:
(1) Every Sunday.
(2) January 1st.
(3) The third Monday in January, known as “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.”
(4) February 12th, known as “Lincoln Day.”
(5) The third Monday in February.
(6) March 31st, known as “Cesar Chavez Day.”
(7) The last Monday in May.
(8) July 4th.
(9) The first Monday in September.
(10) September 9th, known as “Admission Day.”
(11) The fourth Friday in September, known as “Native American Day.”
(12) The second Monday in October, known as “Columbus Day.”
(13) November 11th, known as “Veterans Day.”
(14) December 25th.
(15) Good Friday from 12 noon until 3 p.m.
(16) Yom Kippur.


(17) (A) Every day appointed by the President or Governor for a public fast, thanksgiving, or holiday.
(B) Except for the Thursday in November appointed as Thanksgiving Day, this paragraph and paragraphs (3) and (6) shall not apply to a city, county, or district unless made applicable by charter, or by ordinance or resolution of the governing body thereof.
(b) If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 3560) of Division 4 of Title 1, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, except that if those provisions of a memorandum of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions shall not become effective unless approved by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act.