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Title 2 . Administration
Chapter 7 . Public Information
Section 810. Holidays

2 AAC 07.810. Holidays

(a) The following days are observed as holidays for state employees who are in permanent, provisional or probationary status:

(1) the first of January, known as New Year's Day;

(2) the third Monday of January, known as Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday;

(3) the third Monday in February, known as President's Day;

(4) the last Monday in March, known as Seward's Day;

(5) the last Monday in May, known as Memorial Day;

(6) the Fourth of July, known as Independence Day;

(7) the first Monday in September, known as Labor Day;

(8) the 18th of October, known as Alaska Day;

(9) the 11th of November, known as Veterans' Day;

(10) the fourth Thursday in November, known as Thanksgiving Day;

(11) the 25th of December, known as Christmas Day;

(12) every day designated by public proclamation by the President of the United States as a national holiday or by the governor of the state as a legal holiday; an executive order limited to closing federal offices does not constitute a public proclamation of a national holiday.

(b) If a holiday listed in (a) of this section falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be observed as a holiday.

(c) If a holiday listed in (a) of this section falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be observed as a holiday.

(d) All employees may be directed to work on a day designated to be observed as a holiday, except for New Year's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. If an employee is directed to work on a day designated to be observed as a holiday, the employee's personal leave account shall be credited with an additional day of leave.

(e) For purposes of this section, "observed" means a day off from work with pay.

History: Eff. 1/16/88, Register 109; am 2/28/90, Register 126; am 12/28/90, Register 126; am 7/22/2004, Register 175

Authority: AS 39.25.070

AS 39.25.140

AS 39.25.150

Editor's note: Even though the amendment of 2 AAC 07.810 was effective 7/22/2004, it was not published until Register 175, Oct. 2005.


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