S.J.Res. 45 (112th): A joint resolution amending title 36, United States Code, to designate June 19 as “Juneteenth Independence Day”.

Introduced:

Jun 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Kay Hutchison

Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/19/2012--Introduced.Designates June 19 as an annual day of patriotic and national observance for Juneteenth Independence Day. (On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 45” means this is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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History

Introduced
Jun 19, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
30 cosponsors (21D, 8R, 1I) (show)
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