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H.Con.Res. 53: Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States.

The text of the resolution below is as of Jul 25, 2019 (Passed the House).


IV

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. CON. RES. 53

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States.

1.

Use of Emancipation Hall for event commemorating 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves

Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center is authorized to be used on September 9, 2019, for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States. Physical preparations for the ceremony shall be carried out in accordance with such conditions as the Architect of the Capitol may prescribe.

Passed the House of Representatives July 25, 2019.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.