Thursday, February 02, 2006

Maryland HB324 on Chinese Spring Festival

HB 324 introduced by Delegate Susan C. Lee of District 16 went through first reading in the House. The bill is expected to be enacted as it is co-sponsored by more than half of the total delegates.

"In recognition of the economic and cultural contributions of the many Marylanders for whom the lunar New Year holds special significance, the governor annually shall proclaim the day designated as new year on the Asian lunar calendar as Asian Lunar New Year Day."

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