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HB 1245: 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots


1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots; Establishes compensation fund program within Department of Legal Affairs for decedents of Ocoee Election Day Riots; requires department to accept & process applications; requires DEO to prioritize certain Black Business Loan Program applications; directs African American History Task Force to determine ways in which Ocoee Election Day Riots may be included in required instruction; directs SoS to take certain actions regarding museum exhibits.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2020 House • Filed
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 111
1/17/2020 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 399
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee