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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 7232

     To amend title 5, United States Code, to establish Juneteenth 
     Independence Day as a Federal holiday, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             June 18, 2020

Ms. Jackson Lee (for herself, Mrs. Fletcher, Mr. Veasey, Mr. Vela, Mr. 
 Gonzalez of Texas, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Kim, Mr. Cuellar, Mr. Allred, Mr. 
  Green of Texas, Ms. Escobar, Ms. Johnson of Texas, Mr. Doggett, Ms. 
 Garcia of Texas, Mr. Castro of Texas, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Kaptur, Mrs. 
    Bustos, Ms. Adams, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. McEachin, Mr. Thompson of 
 Mississippi, Mr. Quigley, Ms. Moore, Ms. Finkenauer, Ms. Wexton, Mrs. 
    Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Cardenas, Mr. 
Blumenauer, Mr. Van Drew, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Stevens, Ms. Sanchez, Mr. 
  Bera, Mr. Trone, Mr. Deutch, Mr. Garcia of Illinois, Mr. Johnson of 
 Georgia, Ms. Pressley, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. 
Engel, Mr. Espaillat, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. Norton, Mr. Cooper, Ms. 
 Dean, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Norcross, Ms. Scanlon, Mr. Kennedy, Mrs. Beatty, 
 Ms. Blunt Rochester, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. Kilmer, Ms. Omar, Mrs. Luria, 
Mr. Evans, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Raskin, 
 Mr. Swalwell of California, Ms. Bass, Mrs. McBath, Mr. Jeffries, Ms. 
Sherrill, Ms. Davids of Kansas, Ms. Spanberger, Miss Rice of New York, 
    Mrs. Hayes, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. Levin of California, Mr. 
   Morelle, and Mr. Suozzi) introduced the following bill; which was 
           referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform

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                                 A BILL


 
     To amend title 5, United States Code, to establish Juneteenth 
     Independence Day as a Federal holiday, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Juneteenth National Independence Day 
Act''.

SEC. 2. JUNETEENTH INDEPENDENCE DAY.

    Section 6103(a) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by 
inserting after the item relating to Memorial Day the following:
            ``Juneteenth Independence Day.''.
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