IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 25, 2021
Mr. Markey (for himself, Mr. Booker, Ms. Smith, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Schatz, Mr. Burr, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Ernst, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Rubio, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Hawley, Ms. Rosen, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Sanders, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Lankford, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Cassidy, Ms. Warren, Mr. Risch, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Young, Ms. Klobuchar, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mr. Casey, Ms. Collins, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Portman, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Warner, Ms. Duckworth, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. King, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Brown, Mr. Reed, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Coons, Mrs. Shaheen, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Peters, Mr. Heinrich, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Luján, Ms. Stabenow, Ms. Sinema, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Murphy, and Mr. Padilla) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 5, United States Code, to designate Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday.
This Act may be cited as the
Juneteenth National Independence Day Act.
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.