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SCR 136: Groveland Four


Groveland Four; Acknowledging the grave injustice perpetrated against Charles Greenlee, Walter Irvin, Samuel Shepherd, and Ernest Thomas, who came to be known as the “Groveland Four,” exonerating the four men, offering a formal and heartfelt apology to these victims of racial hatred and to their families; and urging the Governor and Cabinet to pardon Walter Irvin and Charles Greenlee, etc.

Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/18/2015 Senate • Filed
9/9/2015 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 13
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 13
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Judiciary