JUNETEENTH OBSERVANCE.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 583 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 26, 2015
AN ACT RECOGNIZING JUNETEENTH OBSERVANCE DAY IN NORTH CAROLINA.
Intro. by Woodard, Robinson.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Mar 30 2015)

Bill History:

S 583

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 30 2015 - More information

    Enacts new GS 103-14 to designate the nineteenth day of June of each year as Juneteenth Observance Day in North Carolina.

    Provides a series of "whereas clauses" to provide the historical context and state policy behind the recognition of the observance of Juneteenth in North Carolina.

    Repeals SL 2007-450, An Act Recognizing Juneteenth National Freedom Day in North Carolina, which predicated the recognition of Juneteenth National Freedom Day in this state upon the day receiving recognition as a national holiday.


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