S.1922 - A bill to amend chapter 61 of title 5, United States Code, to make election day a legal public holiday, with such holiday to be known as "Freedom and Democracy Day".105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [R-CO] (Introduced 04/02/1998)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/02/1998 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1922 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/02/1998)
Expresses the sense of the Congress that educators, civic and charitable organizations, radio and television broadcasters, and public officials at all levels of government should help the people of the United States celebrate Freedom and Democracy Day through appropriate celebrations and events which stress the importance of self-government.
Amends Federal law concerning Government organization and employees to designate the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in each even numbered year, Election day, as a legal public holiday, with such holiday to be known as Freedom and Democracy Day. States that Freedom and Democracy Day shall: (1) be a regular workday; (2) not be treated as a legal public holiday for purposes of statutes relating to pay and leave of Federal employees; and (3) not affect the regular operations of the Federal Government.