Bill No.
1-12
Concerning: Personnel - Special Days
of Commemoration - Amendments
Revised: January 18, 2012 Draft No. _3_
Introduced:
January 17, 2012
Enacted:
March 20,2012
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date:
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Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Ervin and Floreen, Vice President Navarro, and Councilmembers Riemer,
Andrews, Leventhal, Rice, and EIrich, and Council President Berliner
AN
ACT to:
(1)
(2)
designate certain additional days of commemoration; and
generally amend the law relating to County employees and the religious, ethnic, and
cultural heritage of County residents.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 33, Personnel and Human Resources
Section 33-4B, Days of Commemoration
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amendment.
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL No. 1-12
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Sec.
1.
Section 33-4B is amended as follows:
Sec. 33-4B. Days of commemoration.
(a)
Legislative findings.
(I) The religious, ethnic, and cultural heritage of County residents is
very diverse.
(2)
The County benefits economically, intellectually, culturally, and
socially from the richness and strength of its diversity and seeks
to promote an inclusive community for all residents.
(3) The County's respect for the diversity of its own workforce is
reflected in the County's rules governing leave and alternate
work schedules for religious observance.
(4)
The ability of County employees to meet the needs of County
residents and provide high quality customer service is enhanced
when County employees know that certain days have special
religious, ethnic, or cultural meaning that will affect the daily
activities of a significant number of County residents.
(b)
Days of commemoration.
(1) Each of the following calendar days
commemoration:
(A) Eid UI-Adha;
(B)
Asian Lunar New Year;
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(D) Ash Wednesday;
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Purim;
(F) Passover;
(G) Holy Thursday;
(H) Good Friday;
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Easter;
Orthodox Holy Thursday;
Orthodox Good Friday;
Orthodox Easter;
Ascension Thursday;
Shavuot;
F east of the Assumption;
Juneteenth;
Rosh Hashanah;
Yom Kippur;
Succoth;
Shmini Atzeret;
Simchas Torah;
Eid UI-Fitr;
Diwali;
Feast of All Saints;
Feast of the Immaculate Conception;
Christmas;
[and]
Kwanza~
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Approved:
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Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
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Bill No.
1-12
Concerning: Personnel - Special Days
of Commemoration - Amendments
Revised: January 18, 2012 Draft No. _3_
Introduced:
January 17, 2012
Enacted:
March 20,2012
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date:
-!...!=-:..:.:::...-_ _ _ _ __
Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Ervin and Floreen, Vice President Navarro, and Councilmembers Riemer,
Andrews, Leventhal, Rice, and EIrich, and Council President Berliner
AN
ACT to:
(1)
(2)
designate certain additional days of commemoration; and
generally amend the law relating to County employees and the religious, ethnic, and
cultural heritage of County residents.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 33, Personnel and Human Resources
Section 33-4B, Days of Commemoration
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Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
Deletedfrom existing law
by
original
bill.
Added by amendment.
Deletedfrom existing law or the bill
by
amendment.
Existing law unaffected by bill.
The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL No. 1-12
1
Sec.
1.
Section 33-4B is amended as follows:
Sec. 33-4B. Days of commemoration.
(a)
Legislative findings.
(I) The religious, ethnic, and cultural heritage of County residents is
very diverse.
(2)
The County benefits economically, intellectually, culturally, and
socially from the richness and strength of its diversity and seeks
to promote an inclusive community for all residents.
(3) The County's respect for the diversity of its own workforce is
reflected in the County's rules governing leave and alternate
work schedules for religious observance.
(4)
The ability of County employees to meet the needs of County
residents and provide high quality customer service is enhanced
when County employees know that certain days have special
religious, ethnic, or cultural meaning that will affect the daily
activities of a significant number of County residents.
(b)
Days of commemoration.
(1) Each of the following calendar days
commemoration:
(A) Eid UI-Adha;
(B)
Asian Lunar New Year;
IS
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
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13
14
15
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designated a day of
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21
22
23
24
25
(C) Martin Luther King Day;
(D) Ash Wednesday;
(E)
Purim;
(F) Passover;
(G) Holy Thursday;
(H) Good Friday;
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(1)
Easter;
Orthodox Holy Thursday;
Orthodox Good Friday;
Orthodox Easter;
Ascension Thursday;
Shavuot;
F east of the Assumption;
Juneteenth;
Rosh Hashanah;
Yom Kippur;
Succoth;
Shmini Atzeret;
Simchas Torah;
Eid UI-Fitr;
Diwali;
Feast of All Saints;
Feast of the Immaculate Conception;
Christmas;
[and]
Kwanza~
(1)
(K)
(L)
(M)
(N)
(0)
(P)
(Q)
(R)
(S)
(T)
(U)
(V)
(W)
(X)
(Y)
(Z)
(AA)
and
(BB)
Korean American Day.
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BILL
No.
1-12
49
50
Approved:
Date
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52
Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
Date
53
54
This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
Date
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