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H.RES.482: Recognizing the significance of the 67th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and supporting the goals of the Japanese American, German American, and Italian American communities in recognizing a National Day of Remembrance to increase public awareness of the events surrounding the restriction, exclusion, and incarceration of individuals and families during World War II.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
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Sponsor Michael M. Honda, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 16 (15 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced Feb. 11, 2014
Latest Major Action March 20, 2014
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the historical significance of February 19, 1942, the date Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Roosevelt, restricting the freedom of Japanese Americans, German Americans, and Italian Americans, and legal resident aliens through required identification cards, travel restrictions, seizure of personal property, and incarceration.

Expresses support for the goals of the Japanese American, German American, and Italian American communities in recognizing a National Day of Remembrance to increase public awareness of such events.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 20, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Feb. 11, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.