H.Res.143 - Recognizing the significance of the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and supporting the goals of the Japanese American, German American, and Italian American communities in recognizing a National Day of Remembrance to increase public awareness of the events surrounding the restriction, exclusion, and incarceration of individuals and families during World War II.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] (Introduced 02/16/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/09/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.143 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/16/2017)
Recognizes the historical significance of February 19, 1942, the date Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Roosevelt, restricting the freedom of Japanese Americans, German Americans, and Italian Americans, and legal resident aliens through required identification cards, travel restrictions, seizure of personal property, and incarceration.
Expresses support for the goals of the Japanese American, German American, and Italian American communities in recognizing a National Day of Remembrance to increase public awareness of such events.