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Introduced in Senate (06/22/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 4019


To amend title 5, United States Code, to designate Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 22, 2020

Mr. Markey (for himself, Ms. Smith, Mr. Booker, Ms. Harris, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Casey, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Hawley, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Sanders, Mrs. Capito, Mr. King, Mr. Young, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Burr, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Collins, Ms. Warren, Ms. Ernst, Mrs. Shaheen, Ms. Duckworth, Mr. Brown, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Rosen, Mr. Coons, Mr. Wyden, Ms. Klobuchar, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Durbin, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Menendez, Mrs. Murray, Ms. Hassan, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Risch, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Udall, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, Mr. Heinrich, and Mr. Peters) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to designate Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday.

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 National Independence Day as a legal public holiday.

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

“ Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19.”.


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