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Encouraging the people of the United States to honor and celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and commending Abraham Lincoln's efforts to end slavery.

Feb 26, 2003: Passed House


February 27, 2003 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
February 26, 2003
3:12 PM EST
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 0 (Roll no. 35). (text of measure as passed House: CR H1338)
February 26, 2003
3:10 PM EST
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
February 26, 2003
2:51 PM EST
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1356)
February 26, 2003
1:23 PM EST
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
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