Bill Text: TX SB927 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to exhibits presented at the Alamo complex.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2019-05-09 - Not again placed on intent calendar [SB927 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-SB927-Comm_Sub.html
 
 
  By: Hall  S.B. No. 927
         (In the Senate - Filed February 20, 2019; March 1, 2019, read
  first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources & Economic
  Development; May 3, 2019, reported adversely, with favorable
  Committee Substitute by the following vote:  Yeas 6, Nays 5;
  May 3, 2019, sent to printer.)
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  COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR S.B. No. 927 By:  Rodríguez
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
 
  relating to exhibits presented at the Alamo complex.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter I, Chapter 31, Natural Resources
  Code, is amended by adding Section 31.4512 to read as follows:
         Sec. 31.4512.  EXHIBITS IN ALAMO COMPLEX. (a)  In this
  section:
               (1)  "Alamo complex" means the municipal and state
  property, whether owned or leased, consisting of and adjacent to
  the Alamo, including the Alamo Mission, the Alamo compound, the
  Alamo Plaza, the Plaza de Valero, and the Long Barrack.
               (2)  "Alamo compound" means the area of the original
  Alamo mission footprint contained within the walls of the mission
  as those walls stood in 1836.
         (b)  The land office shall ensure that each exhibit presented
  in the Alamo compound has as its primary theme the 1836 Battle of
  the Alamo. The exhibit must include information on:
               (1)  the lives of the individuals who defended the
  Alamo during the battle and the sacrifices made by those
  individuals for Texas independence and the freedom of Texans;
               (2)  the impact of the battle on Texas history and
  culture; and
               (3)  the pride felt by Texans with respect to the
  individuals who defended the Alamo during the battle.
         (c)  The land office shall ensure that an exhibit featuring a
  historical period or individual unrelated to the 1836 Battle of the
  Alamo is presented at a location in the Alamo complex other than the
  Alamo compound.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
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