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STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

Office of the Governor


 
A PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR



WHEREAS, under the provisions of Miss. Code Ann. Section 3-3-7, Independence Day, the fourth day of July, is declared a legal holiday in the State of Mississippi; and,


WHEREAS, during the Fourth of July holiday, many state employees will spend time with their families in Mississippi and in other states;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Phil Bryant, Governor of the State of Mississippi, pursuant to the authority vested in me under the Constitution of the State of Mississippi and applicable statutes of the State of Mississippi, do hereby authorize the closing of all offices of the State of Mississippi on Thursday, July 4, 2013, in observance of Independence Day.

IN ADDITION,I 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, July 5, 2013, in further observance of lndependence Day.

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

DONE in the City of Jackson, on the 28th day of May in the year of our Lord, two thousand and thirteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and thirtyseventh.



PHIL BRYANT
GOVERNOR


BY THE GOVERNOR

DELBERT HOSEMANN
SECRETARY OF STATE


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