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

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2012
Length: 3 pages

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History

Jun 19, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 45”). 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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30 cosponsors (21D, 8R, 1I) (show)
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