California Government Code Section 6719

CA Govt Code § 6719 (2017)  

The Governor shall proclaim the third Saturday in June of each year to be known as “Juneteenth National Freedom Day: A day of observance,” to urge all Californians in celebrating this day to honor and reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in the history of the United States and how African-Americans have enriched society through their steadfast commitment to promoting freedom, brotherhood, and equality.

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 156, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2004.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018