Senate Bill 475
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Juneteenth National Independence Day Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 25, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 25, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 25, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
475
Congress
117
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
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No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

This bill establishes Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday.

Text (1)
February 25, 2021
Actions (2)
02/25/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
02/25/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 26, 2021 5:57:12 AM
Updated
Apr 7, 2021 4:23:20 AM