House Concurrent Resolution 23


General Assembly


Short Title

Urge federal government designate June 19th as a national holiday.  
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Long Title To urge the United States Congress to pass and the President of the United States to sign legislation to designate June 19th as a national holiday, to be known as Juneteenth Independence Day, in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached enslaved people in the southwestern states.


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