as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/11/2010 04:23pm
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A bill for an act
relating to state government; modifying provisions governing observance of
Juneteenth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10.55.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10.55, is amended to read:
new text beginnew text endJune 19 is designated Juneteenth in recognition of the historical pronouncement
of the abolition of slavery on June 19, 1865, when the Emancipation Proclamation was
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new text beginnew text endThe governor may new text beginnew text endtake any new text beginnew text endaction
necessary to promote and encourage the observance of Juneteenth and public schools may
offer instruction and programs on the occasion.
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