US SB475 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 38-18-2)
Status: Introduced on February 25 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-25 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishes Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday.

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Title

Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

Sponsors

Sen. Edward Markey [D-MA]Sen. Cory Booker [D-NJ]Sen. Tina Smith [D-MN]Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX]
Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI]Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC]Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI]Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA]
Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT]Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL]Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA]Sen. Josh Hawley [R-MO]
Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV]Sen. Mike Crapo [R-ID]Sen. Bernard Sanders [I-VT]Sen. Deb Fischer [R-NE]
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI]Sen. James Lankford [R-OK]Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto [D-NV]Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA]Sen. James Risch [R-ID]Sen. Robert Menendez [D-NJ]Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND]
Sen. Jeff Merkley [D-OR]Sen. Todd Young [R-IN]Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D-MN]Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS]
Sen. Robert Casey [D-PA]Sen. Susan Collins [R-ME]Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI]Sen. Rob Portman [R-OH]
Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD]Sen. Tim Scott [R-SC]Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL]Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA]
Sen. Tammy Duckworth [D-IL]Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA]Sen. Angus King [I-ME]Sen. Michael Bennet [D-CO]
Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH]Sen. Jack Reed [D-RI]Sen. Tim Kaine [D-VA]Sen. Christopher Coons [D-DE]
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH]Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA]Sen. Gary Peters [D-MI]Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM]
Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR]Sen. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI]Sen. Krysten Sinema [D-AZ]
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY]Sen. Christopher Murphy [D-CT]Sen. Alex Padilla [D-CA]Sen. John Hoeven [R-ND]
Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV]Sen. Mark Kelly [D-AZ]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-25SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB1320 (Related) 2021-02-25 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

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