Puerto Rico's Senate Votes March 30 Public Holiday
Source:El Nuevo Día (San Juan)
Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Puerto Rico's Senate has approved by 26 votes to 0 (and no abstention) the establishment of a new annual public holiday, on March 30, to commemorate veterans of the Vietnam war.
The aforementioned bill, Proyecto del Senado 2035, submitted by Senator Lucy Arce, was then sent to the House of Representatives.
Meanwhile, the Proyecto de la Cámara 1387 which would sharply reduce the number of public sector holidays in Puerto Rico, which was approved by the Puerto Rican House of Representatives 2 years ago (2009-06-23), is still languishing in the Senate.
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