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US Holiday On March 2 2014?

The following is a compilation of American federal holidays, federal observances, state holidays and other common patriotic and national observances and commemorations that apply to the United States during Sunday, 2014-03-02:

  • Save Your Vision Week:

    [fed-ob] As stated by the president in his presidential proclamation, "Save Your Vision Week is a time for all Americans to take action to protect their sight."To remind Americans about the importance of safeguarding their eyesight, the United States Congress, by joint resolution approved December 30, 1963, as amended (77 Stat. 629;36 U.S.C. 138), has authorized and requested the President to proclaim the first week in March of each year as "Save Your Vision Week."
  • Texas Independence Day:

    [tx][par] Texas Independence Day is the celebration of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. 59 persons signed this declaration. With this document, settlers in Mexican Texas officially broke from Mexico, creating the Republic of Texas. Texas legal reference: Joint Resolution 7, 14th Legislature, 1874. Section 1.

Notes:

[fed-ob] United States federal observances are days, weeks, months, or other periods designated by the United States Congress for the commemoration or other observance of various events, activities, or topics. These observances differ from Federal holidays in that Federal employees only receive a day free from work on holidays, not observances. Federal observances that are designated by Congress appear in Title 36 of the United States Code (36 U.S.C. § 101 et seq.).

[tx] This is a State Holiday in the State of Texas.State offices are scheduled to be open on partial staffing holidays and optional holidays. Please call ahead to confirm hours. Offices will not be closed on another day when designated holidays fall on a Saturday or Sunday. An employee is entitled to observe optional holidays in lieu of any partial staffing holiday on which state offices are required to be open to conduct public business.

[par] Partial staffing holiday

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