H. R. 7232
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 18, 2020
Ms. Jackson Lee (for herself, Mrs. Fletcher, Mr. Veasey, Mr. Vela, Mr. Gonzalez of Texas, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Kim, Mr. Cuellar, Mr. Allred, Mr. Green of Texas, Ms. Escobar, Ms. Johnson of Texas, Mr. Doggett, Ms. Garcia of Texas, Mr. Castro of Texas, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Kaptur, Mrs. Bustos, Ms. Adams, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. McEachin, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. Quigley, Ms. Moore, Ms. Finkenauer, Ms. Wexton, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Cárdenas, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Van Drew, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Stevens, Ms. Sánchez, Mr. Bera, Mr. Trone, Mr. Deutch, Mr. García of Illinois, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Ms. Pressley, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Ms. Velázquez, Mr. Engel, Mr. Espaillat, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. Norton, Mr. Cooper, Ms. Dean, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Norcross, Ms. Scanlon, Mr. Kennedy, Mrs. Beatty, Ms. Blunt Rochester, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. Kilmer, Ms. Omar, Mrs. Luria, Mr. Evans, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Raskin, Mr. Swalwell of California, Ms. Bass, Mrs. McBath, Mr. Jeffries, Ms. Sherrill, Ms. Davids of Kansas, Ms. Spanberger, Miss Rice of New York, Mrs. Hayes, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. Levin of California, Mr. Morelle, and Mr. Suozzi) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform
To amend title 5, United States Code, to establish Juneteenth Independence Day as a Federal holiday, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Juneteenth National Independence Day Act.
Juneteenth Independence Day
Section 6103(a) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to Memorial Day the following:
Juneteenth Independence Day.