Maine Revised Statutes

§4803. Special observance days

Days marked by special observances shall be established as follows: [1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW).]

1. January 1st.  January 1st, if the school board votes to keep schools open;
[ 1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW) .]
2. Washington's Birthday.  Washington's Birthday, the 3rd Monday in February, if the school board votes to keep schools open. The day shall be observed with appropriate exercises;
[ 1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW) .]
3. Lincoln's Birthday.  Lincoln's Birthday shall be observed by studying the life and character of Abraham Lincoln during part of the school day;
[ 1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW) .]
4. Arbor Day, as designated by the Governor.  Arbor Day shall be observed for the purpose designated by the Governor;
[ 1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW) .]
5. Alcohol Awareness Day.  Alcohol Awareness Day, the first Monday in December, shall be observed by studying for at least 45 minutes, a constructive approach toward the use of alcohol and the problems and dangers of alcohol abuse upon the individual, the family and society. The commissioner shall prepare appropriate materials for this observance.
[ 1985, c. 41, §2 (RPR) .]
6. John F. Kennedy Day.  John F. Kennedy Day, November 2nd, shall be observed by studying the life and character of John F. Kennedy during part of the school day;
[ 1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW) .]
7. Martin Luther King Day. 
[ 1985, c. 787, §7 (RP) .]
8. Statehood Day.  Statehood Day, March 15th, as specified in Title 1, section 116; and
[ 1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW) .]
9. Poetry Day.  Poetry Day, October 15th, as specified in Title 1, section 112.
[ 1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 693, §§5,8 (NEW). 1985, c. 41, §2 (AMD). 1985, c. 787, §7 (AMD).