Bill Text: TX HB3013 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Relating to displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the Alamo complex.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 21-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2021-05-17 - Received from the House [HB3013 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB3013-Engrossed.html
 
 
  By: Biedermann, Krause, Burns, et al. H.B. No. 3013
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the
  Alamo complex.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  This Act may be cited as the Texas Heroes Act.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter I, Chapter 31, Natural Resources
  Code, is amended by adding Section 31.456 to read as follows:
         Sec. 31.456.  HISTORIC DISPLAYS AND EXHIBITS. (a)  The land
  office shall, to the best of the office's ability, ensure that the
  displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the Alamo complex,
  including displays and exhibits located in a museum, focus on:
               (1)  the story of the Texas Revolution;
               (2)  the history of the Texians and Tejanos who fought
  in the 1836 Battle of the Alamo;
               (3)  the grievances to the Mexican federal government
  listed in the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas
  dated March 2, 1836;
               (4)  historical documents and artifacts;
               (5)  the story of Joe, a survivor of the 1836 Battle of
  the Alamo who told the story of the battle across the United States,
  and the stories of other Black Americans who were present at the
  battle, including Charlie and Bettie;
               (6)  the role of slavery in the 1836 Battle of the
  Alamo; and
               (7)  the unique role that the 1836 Battle of the Alamo
  and those Texians and Tejanos who fought in the 1836 Battle of the
  Alamo played in the history of the United States, including Texas's
  commitment to continued union with the United States and shared
  principles of freedom and sovereignty.
         (b)  The land office shall consult with local governmental
  entities and local historians when developing and reviewing the
  displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the Alamo complex.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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