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King Holiday and Service Act of 1993

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

King Holiday and Service Act of 1993

report together with minority views (to accompany H.R. 1933 which on April 29, 1993, was referred jointly to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service and the Committee on Education and Labor) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968 -- Anniversaries, etc.,
  • United States. -- Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission.,
  • National service -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 103d Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 103-418.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17679682M

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    Federal Holidays: Evolution and Current Practices Congressional Research Service 3 With the passage of the “Uniform Monday Holiday Act” in ,14 the observance of Memorial Day was permanently changed from May 30 to the last Monday in May. The establishment of a national holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., marked the culmination of a long campaign that began soon after King’s assassination and ended on 2 November , with the signing of legislation by President Ronald Reagan. Public Law 98– designated the third Monday in January as an annual federal holiday in King’s honor, and the first official .

    In the United States, a federal holiday is a calendar date that is recognized and designated by the US government as a year on a U.S. federal holiday, non-essential federal government offices are closed, stock market trading is usually suspended, and every federal government employee is paid for the holiday.. Federal holidays are designated by the United Observances: New Year's Day, Birthday of Martin . The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act requires contractors and subcontractors performing services on prime contracts in excess of $2, to pay service employees in various classes no less than the wage rates and fringe benefits found prevailing in the locality, or the rates (including prospective increases) contained in a predecessor contractor's collective bargaining agreement.


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King Holiday and Service Act of 1993 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Amends the National and Community Service Act of to authorize the Corporation to make grants to eligible entities to carry out service opportunities in conjunction with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. Section of the National and Community Service Act of (42 U.S.C. ) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: ``(s) Martin Luther King, Jr., Service Day ``(1) AssistanceThe Corporation may make grants to eligible entities described in paragraph (2) to pay for the Federal share of the cost of planning and carrying out service opportunities in.

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The King Holiday and Service Act of hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session on S. Ap [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on. Section (q)(1) of the National and Community Service Act of (42 U.S.C. (q)(1)), as added by section (c) of the National and Community Service Trust Act of (Public Law ; Stat.

), is amended by striking ``´´ and inserting ``,´´. After signing the Martin Luther King Holiday and Service Act, President Clinton stated that the King Act combines for the first time our national holiday in honor of Dr.

King with a national day of service. “Nothing could be more appropriate,” he added, “for it was Dr. InCongress passed the King Holiday and Service Act, designating the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading this effort.

Taking place each year on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is the only federal holiday observed. To grant family and temporary medical leave under certain circumstances. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

(a) SHORT TITLEThis Act may be cited as the "Family and Medical Leave Act of ". (b) TABLE OF CONTENTSThe table of. Act, (Act No. of ), the amendment to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act,as contained in Schedule 2, shall apply to farming activities and employers and employees engaged therein.

Short title and commencement 6. This Act shall be called the Public Holidays Act,and shall comeFile Size: 38KB. Public Sector Management Actthe. Teaching Service Act and the.

Shop Trading Actto make consequential amendments to certain other Acts and for other purposes.". The. Public Holidays Act was assented to on 7 December and came into operation on 7 December section 2. Table of Amendments. Endnotes. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and sometimes referred to as MLK Day) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.

It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. King's birthday is January The holiday is similar to holidays set under the Uniform Monday Holiday Act date: January to amend the Public Sector Management Actthe Teaching Service Act and the Shop Trading Actto make consequential amendments to certain other Acts and for other purposes.".

The Public Holidays Act was assented to on 7 December and came into operation on 7 December section 2. Endnotes. Public Holidays Act InCongress designated the holiday as a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading this effort.

Taking place each third Monday in January, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service — a "day on, not a day off.".

And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Martin Luther King, Jr.

wrote in his Letter from a Birmingham Jail that “freedom is never given voluntarily by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” You must demand it, for it will not be given freely. MLK also believed that liberty most often comes to those who petition for it peacefully.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday in the United States honoring the achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr. - the chief spokesman for nonviolent activism in the civil rights movement to end racial segregation.

It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is close to Janu the King's birthday. The establishment of the national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. was followed by further deliberations about how best to honor King’s memory. Martin Luther King, Jr. Infifteen years after the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

was assassinated, federal legislation was passed to create a holiday honoring him, his vision, and his legacy. The same legislation created the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday Commission to oversee the observance of this holiday. The. You can learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr.

and the Civil Rights Movement in Free at Last: the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. And through an act of Congress, a plaque marking the spot on atop the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. King delivered his famed “I Have A Dream” documents are available online through GPO’s Catalog of U.S.

Government Publications.Amended by Public Holidays Amendment Act 48 of S Facebook; Twitter; LinkedIn; E-mail; Print; Explore Holidays designated by law to occur on Monday (i.e., Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Columbus Day) are moved to Sundays for employees at duty posts outside the United States who are regularly scheduled to work on Monday.

This applies to employees whose basic workweek is Sunday through.