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Passed House without amendment (12/07/2005)

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

Recognizes the 140th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution (prohibits slavery or involuntary servitude) on December 6, 1865. Encourages the American people to educate and instill pride and purpose into their communities about the history of liberation and the civil rights movement in the United States and to observe such anniversary each year.