Armistice Day (Veterans Day)

PRINT HOLIDAY NOTICE​​​

TO THE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:

WHEREAS
, under the provisions of Miss. Code Ann. Section 3-3-7(1), Veterans Day is declared a legal holiday in the State of Mississippi; and

WHEREAS, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11, which is a Saturday this year; and

WHEREAS, the Veterans Day holiday will be observed by the Federal Government by closing offices on Friday, November 10:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Phil Bryant, Governor of the State of Mississippi, pursuant to the authority vested in me under the Constitution and laws of the State of Mississippi, do hereby authorize the executive officers of all state agencies, in their discretion after considering the interests of the people of the State of Mississippi and the staffing needs of their respective agencies, to close all offices of the State of Mississippi on Friday, November 10, 2017, in further observance of Veterans Day.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Mississippi to be affixed.

DONE at the Capitol, in the City of Jackson, this the 18th day of September, in the year of our Lord two thousand and seventeen, and in the two hundred and forty-second year of the Independence of the United States of America.

 
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