S.Res.547 - A resolution designating June 19, 2018, 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 06/14/2018)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/14/2018 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.547 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/14/2018)
Designates June 19, 2018, 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.