California Government Code Section 6700
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6700. The holidays in this state are:
(a) Every Sunday.
(b) January 1st.
(c) The third Monday in January, known as "Dr. Martin Luther King,
(d) February 12th, known as "Lincoln Day."
(e) The third Monday in February.
(f) March 31st known as "Cesar Chavez Day."
(g) The last Monday in May.
(h) July 4th.
(i) The first Monday in September.
(j) September 9th, known as "Admission Day."
(k) The second Monday in October, known as "Columbus Day."
(l) November 11th, known as "Veterans Day."
(m) December 25th.
(n) Good Friday from 12 noon until 3 p.m.
(o) Every day appointed by the President or Governor for a public
fast, thanksgiving, or holiday.
Except for the Thursday in November appointed as Thanksgiving Day,
this subdivision and subdivisions (c) and (f) shall not apply to a
city, county, or district unless made applicable by charter, or by
ordinance or resolution of the governing body thereof.
If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the
provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to
Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 3560) of Division 4 of Title 1,
the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further
legislative action, except that if those provisions of a memorandum
of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions
shall not become effective unless approved by the Legislature in the
annual Budget Act.
Last modified: March 17, 2014