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H.RES.268: Observing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
About this Bill
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|Sponsor||Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas|
|Total Cosponsors||40 (39 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||June 17, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 17, 2013|
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Recognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day.
Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the past and solving the challenges of the future, and (2) the celebration of the end of slavery is an important and enriching part of the history and heritage of the United States.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 17, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.|