This bill would designate the nineteenth day of each June as the state holiday of Juneteenth and would require the Governor to issue an annual proclamation honoring this observance
This bill would allow each county and municipality to elect to observe Juneteenth as a holiday
Relating to state holidays; to amend Section 1-3-8, Code of Alabama 1975, to designate the nineteenth day of each June as Juneteenth and to include it within the list of holidays observed by the state; to require the Governor to annually issue a proclamation honoring the observance of Juneteenth; and to allow each county and municipality to elect to observe Juneteenth as a holiday.
|February 2, 2021||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on State Government|
|Bill Text||HB149 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|