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(126th General Assembly)
(Amended House Bill Number 393)
To enact section 5.2234 of the Revised Code to designate September 22 as "Emancipation Day."
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:
SECTION 1. That section 5.2234 of the Revised Code be enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 5.2234. The twenty-second day of September shall be designated as "Emancipation Day," in honor of the anniversary of the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln on September 22, 1862.