Bill Summary for S 583 (2015-2016)

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Mar 30 2015

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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.

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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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