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S. 475: Juneteenth National Independence Day Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 17, 2021 (Passed Congress).


One Hundred Seventeenth Congress of the United States of America

1st Session

S. 475

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To amend title 5, United States Code, to designate Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act.

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Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday

Section 6103(a) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to Memorial Day the following:

Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19.

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Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate