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File #: 200679    Version: 1 Name: Urging to Declare June 19th be Observed as Juneteenth
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
Introduced: 6/23/2020 In control: Clerk of the Board
On agenda: Final action: 10/30/2020
Enactment date: 10/30/2020 Enactment #: 497-20
Title: Resolution urging the City and County of San Francisco to declare that June 19th shall annually be observed as Juneteenth, urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to officially designate June 19th annually as a federal holiday to honor the Black community, and encouraging all businesses in the City, both public and private, to either close on June 19th, pay workers overtime pay that they would typically get on a paid holiday, and/or allow the many workers and students in the City who want to attend Juneteenth events to honor and celebrate Juneteenth celebrations and commemorations that take place to take the day off or leave work and school early with no adverse academic or employment consequence.
Sponsors: Dean Preston, Shamann Walton, Matt Haney, Gordon Mar, Norman Yee, Rafael Mandelman, Sandra Lee Fewer, Ahsha Safai, Hillary Ronen, Aaron Peskin, Catherine Stefani
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Comm Pkt 100520, 3. Public Corr 101320, 4. Board Pkt 102020, 5. Leg Final
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