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Committee on Oversight and ReformIntroducedJune 17th, 2013
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Observing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
Recognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day. Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the past and solving the challenges of the future, and (2) the celebration of the end of slavery is an important and enriching part of the history and heritage of the United States.