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:
April 2, 2012
Effective:
July 2, 2012
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Ch. _4_. Laws of Mont. Co.
2012
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
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ACT to:
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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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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act.'
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Sec. 1. Section 33-4B is amended as follows:
Sec. 33-4B. Days of commemoration.
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Legislative findings.
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The religious, ethnic, and cultural heritage of County residents is
very diverse.
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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.
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The County's respect for the diversity of its own workforce is
ret1ected in the County's rules governing leave and alternate
work schedules for religious observance.
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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.
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Days of commemoration.
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Each of the following calendar days
commemoration:
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Eid UI-Adha;
Asian Lunar New Year;
Martin Luther King Day;
Ash Wednesday;
Purim;
Passover;
Holy Thursday;
Good Friday;
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Easter;
Orthodox Holy Thursday;
Orthodox Good Friday;
Orthodox Easter;
Ascension Thursday;
Shavuot;
Feast of the Assumption;
Juneteenth;
Rosh Hashanah;
Yom Kippur;
Succoth;
Shmini Atzeret;
Simchas Torah;
Eid Ul-Fitr;
Diwali;
Feast of All Saints;
Feast of the Immaculate Conception;
Christmas; [and]
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(AA) Kwanza; and
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Korean American Day_
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