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.
Mar 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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.
Senior Senator from Arizona
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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2013
Length: 4 pages
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- 4/17/2013--Passed Senate without amendment.Expresses the sense of Congress that Jack Johnson (the first African-American professional boxer to hold the title of Heavyweight Champion of the World) should receive a posthumous ...
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The “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 5” means this is a Senate concurrent 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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