S.Con.Res. 5 (113th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that John Arthur “Jack” Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson and unduly tarnished his reputation.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on April 17, 2013 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

John McCain

Senior Senator from Arizona

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

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History

Mar 5, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 17, 2013
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

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