S.Res.214 - A resolution designating June 19, 2017, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 06/29/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/01/2017 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.214 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (08/01/2017)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Designates June 19, 2017, as Juneteenth Independence Day.
Recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.