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CS/CS/SB 220: Abandoned Cemeteries

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Cruz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gibson ; Rouson ; Book ; Stewart

Abandoned Cemeteries; Creating the Task Force on Abandoned African-American Cemeteries; requiring the Department of State to partner with specified entities to undertake an investigation of the former Zion Cemetery site; requiring the department to contract with the University of South Florida and the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University for the identification and location of eligible next of kin; requiring the department to create, place, and maintain memorials at certain sites, subject to legislative appropriation, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/4/2019 Senate • Filed
9/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 20
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 12/09/19, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
12/9/2019 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 133
12/10/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 20
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 122
2/20/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 02/25/20, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/25/2020 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
2/27/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/03/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/3/2020 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 411
3/4/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20 -SJ 518
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 412
3/6/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 480
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 529
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 529
3/9/2020 House • In Messages
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages