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A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President of the United States should exercise his Constitutional Authority to pardon posthumously John Arthur "Jack" Johnson for Mr. Johnson's racially-motivated 1913 conviction that diminished his athletic, cultural, and historic significance, and unduly tarnished his reputation.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
10/05/2004Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S10417-10419; text as passed Senate: CR S10418-10419; text of measure as introduced: CR S10445)
10/05/2004Introduced in Senate

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10/05/2004Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S10417-10419; text as passed Senate: CR S10418-10419; text of measure as introduced: CR S10445)

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]* 10/05/2004
Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA]* 10/05/2004
Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV]* 10/05/2004
Sen. Talent, Jim [R-MO]* 10/05/2004

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As of 10/23/2020 text has not been received for S.Res.447 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President of the United States should exercise his Constitutional Authority to pardon posthumously John Arthur "Jack" Johnson for Mr. Johnson's racially-motivated 1913 conviction that diminished his athletic, cultural, and historic significance, and unduly tarnished his reputation.

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed Senate without amendment (10/05/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Calls for the President to grant a pardon, posthumously, to Jack Johnson, the first African-American professional boxer to hold the title of Heavyweight Champion of the World.