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SM 976: Haitian and Caribbean American Recognitions


Haitian and Caribbean American Recognitions; Urging Congress to recognize January 1 as “Haitian Independence Day,” the month of May as “Haitian American Heritage Month,” May 18 as “Haitian Flag Day,” and the month of June as “Caribbean American Heritage Month”, etc.

Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HR 8041 (Adopted), HR 8049 (Adopted)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/18/2019 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 73
    1/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/13/20, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    1/13/2020 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
    • Now in Judiciary
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 73
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HR 8041 (Adopted), HR 8049 (Adopted)

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  • SM 976, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/18/2019 at 12:22 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 1/10/2020 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 1/13/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 129 Haitian American Heritage and Caribbean American Heritage Jacquet Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see HR 8041 (Adopted), HR 8049 (Adopted)
    H 8041 Haitian Heritage Month Watson Compare Last Action: 2/26/2020 H Adopted by Publication -HJ 665
    H 8049 Caribbean Heritage Month Omphroy Compare Last Action: 3/4/2020 H Adopted by Publication -HJ 743

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/13/2020 1:00 PM Governmental Oversight and Accountability 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

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