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HOUSE BILL NO. 514
INTRODUCED BY B. SMITH
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT RENAMING THE COLUMBUS DAY COMMEMORATIVE SCHOOL DAY; AND AMENDING SECTION 20-1-306, MCA."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 20-1-306, MCA, is amended to read:
"20-1-306. Commemorative exercises on certain days. (1) All districts shall conduct appropriate exercises during the school day on the following commemorative days:
(a) Lincoln's Birthday (February 12);
(b) Washington's Birthday (February 22);
(c) Arbor Day (last Friday in April);
(d) Flag Day (June 14);
(e) Citizenship Day (September 17);
(f) American Indian Heritage Day (fourth Friday in September);
(g) Columbus Indigenous Peoples MONTANA HERITAGE Day (October 12);
(h) Pioneer Day (November 1);
(i) other days designated by the legislature or governor as legal holidays.
(2) When these commemorative days fall on Saturday or Sunday, exercises may be conducted the preceding Friday."
NEW SECTION. Section 2. Notification to tribal governments. The secretary of state shall send a copy of [this act] to each tribal government located on the seven Montana reservations and to the Little Shell Chippewa tribe.
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