US SR269 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on June 15 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-06-15 - Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4539; text: CR S4548)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

This resolution designates June 19, 2021, as Juneteenth Independence Day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.

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Title

A resolution designating June 19, 2021, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-06-15SenateSubmitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4539; text: CR S4548)

Same As/Similar To

HR480 (Related) 2021-06-16 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

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