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H.Res. 929: Recognizing the enduring cultural and historical significance of emancipation in the Nation’s capital on the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act, which established the “first freed” on April 16, 1862, and celebrating attaining the requisite number of cosponsors for passage of the District of Columbia statehood bill in the House of Representatives.

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Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Apr 17, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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Introduced on Apr 17, 2020

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 17, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Apr 17, 2020
 
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H.Res. 929 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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