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The "Monday Holiday Law" and Special National Observances

Description: This report discusses the new "Monday Holiday Law" which was passed in 1968 and took effect Jan. 1, 1971 which switched federal observances of holidays such as President's Day and Veterans Day to Mondays and instituted Columbus Day as a federal holiday. It also lists special observances proclaimed by the President in 1969.
Date: October 21, 1969
Creator: Renshawe, Michael L.
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High School Student Rights: Selected References

Description: This report provides a bibliography of resources related to the rights of high school students regarding issues such as civil rights, discipline, dress, participation in or organization of protests, pregnancy, and marriage.
Date: October 2, 1972
Creator: Riddle, Wayne
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Inmate Employment Programs in Federal and State Correctional Institutions

Description: This report discusses inmate employment programs in federal and state prisons and provides the results of a CRS survey of federal and state prisons regarding the types of inmate employment available, how many inmates were employed, and the wages for employment.
Date: October 19, 1973
Creator: Wolf, Jean Dempsey
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Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)

Description: The proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was first introduced in 1923, and was passed by the Congress in 1972. In 1978, Congress extended the original deadline for ratification of the ERA. Thus, if it receives approval in the form of ratification by 38 States before June 30, 1982, the measure will become the 27th Amendment to the Constitution, and will require equal treatment under Federal and State laws and practices for all persons, regardless of sex.
Date: October 18, 1974
Creator: Holcomb, Morrigene
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