GA HB237 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-03 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the state flag, seal, and other symbols, so as to prohibit the display of monuments, memorials, plaques, markers, or memorabilia related to the Confederate States of America, slave owners, or persons advocating for slavery on public property except for museums and Civil War battlefields; to amend Chapter 4 of Title 1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to holidays and observances so as to remove provisions related to Confederate History and Heritage Month; to amend Part 4 of Article 6 of Chapter 3 of Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, so as to remove reference to the confederate memorial; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

State government; prohibit display of monuments or memorabilia related to the Confederate States of America except for museums and Civil War battlefields

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-03HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-02-02HouseHouse First Readers
2021-02-01HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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