Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 286 -- Emancipation Day Commission

Sponsor:  Bland

This bill establishes the Emancipation Day Commission within the
Department of Economic Development.  The nine-member commission
will designate a statewide Juneteenth Heritage and Jazz Festival
which will recognize the economic and cultural values associated
with African Americans.  The commission will be responsible for
all activities relating to the events and monuments associated
with the Emancipation Day Celebration.

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Missouri House of Representatives
93rd General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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