H.RES.617: Recognizing the enduring cultural and historical significance of emancipation in the Nation's capital on the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's signing of the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act, which established the "first freed" on April 16, 1862.

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Sponsor Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.
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Introduced April 16, 2012
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