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Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission Extension Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission Extension Act

report together with minority views (to accompany H.R. 1385) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

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  • United States. -- Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission -- Appropriations and expenditures.

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    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 101-26.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17835841M

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission Extension Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

An Act to Authorize Appropriations for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission, to Extend Such Commission, and to Support the Planning and Performance of National Service Opportunities in Conjunction with the Federal Legal Holiday Honoring the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr by United States (Book).

August 27, – President Reagan signs legislation providing for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission, to last for a term of five years, with an option to renew for another 5 years 98 Stat.

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Congress. Calendar No. Federal Holiday Commission Extension Act book st CONGRESS 1st Session S. A BILL To authorize funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission. March 9 (legislative day, JANUARY 3), Reported without amendment S RS Calendar No.

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) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.]. Once saying, “Any definition of a successful life must include serving others,” President Bush recognized the importance of this day when he signed the Martin Luther King Jr.

Federal Holiday Commission Extension Act in InCongress passed the King Holiday and Service Act, designating MLK Day as a national day of service. Oct 04,  · An Act. To make permanent the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ‘Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission Extension Act’.

SEC. REMOVAL OF. Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission Extension Act - Extends the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission to April 20, (Current law terminates the Commission on April 20, ) Makes the term of Commission members one year, except for Coretta Scott King (life term) and members of the family surviving Martin.

Purpose. The purpose of the Statewide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission is to unify and educate communities within the State of Colorado and encourage appropriate observations, ceremonies and activities in commemoration of the federal holiday and state legal holiday honoring Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout all the towns, cities, school districts, counties and local. The members of the subcommittee and Coretta Scott King met to discuss the Martin Luther King Holiday Commission and January 15, The Legacy of Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. On Nov. 2,President Ronald Reagan signed a bill making Martin Luther King Jr. Day a federal holiday effective Jan. 20, As a result, Americans commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday on the third Monday in January, but few are aware of the history of the long battle to convince Congress to establish this holiday.

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission was created by Indiana Code to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and promote activities, dates and projects throughout the state.

The 13 member Commission also organizes the annual Holocaust Observance, held during the National Holocaust Week of Remembrance. Connecticut Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission Abstract: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration on CT-NJanuary 20,State Capitol, Hartford, CT Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission, a statutory and bipartisan agency of the Virginia General Assembly, was created in to honor the memory and legacy of Dr.

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Jan 27,  · MLK DAY In commemoration of Martin Luther King’s assassination, we bring to you this article by Edward Curtin first published on Global Research in January ** Very few Americans are aware of the truth behind the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Commission was created to develop, promote, coordinate and review statewide plans and activities for the annual commemoration and celebration of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.