Bill Text: TX HB3481 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to designating December 1 as Rosa Parks Day.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-2)

Status: (Enrolled) 2021-05-25 - Sent to the Governor [HB3481 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB3481-Enrolled.html
 
 
  H.B. No. 3481
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating December 1 as Rosa Parks Day.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 662, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 662.084 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.084.  ROSA PARKS DAY. (a) December 1 is Rosa Parks
  Day in honor of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks for her courageous act of
  refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus to
  protest segregation which helped launch the civil rights movement
  in the United States. 
         (b)  Rosa Parks Day may be regularly observed by appropriate
  programs and activities. 
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3481 was passed by the House on May 8,
  2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 138, Nays 1, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3481 was passed by the Senate on May
  21, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor       
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