Florida Senate - 2020 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/CS/HB 1213, 2nd Eng. Ì484636@Î484636 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: 1/AD/3R . Floor: C 03/11/2020 04:47 PM . 03/12/2020 05:03 PM ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Bracy moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Before line 17 4 insert: 5 Section 1. The Commissioner of Education’s African American 6 History Task Force is directed to examine ways in which the 7 history of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots will be included in 8 instruction on African-American history required pursuant to s. 9 1003.42(2)(h), Florida Statutes. The task force shall submit its 10 recommendations to the Commissioner of Education and the State 11 Board of Education by March 1, 2021. 12 Section 2. The Secretary of State is directed to: 13 (1) In coordination with the Division of Cultural Affairs 14 of the Department of State, determine how the Museum of Florida 15 History and other state museums will promote the history of the 16 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots through exhibits and educational 17 programs. 18 (2) Collaborate with the National Museum of African 19 American History and Culture of the Smithsonian Institution to 20 seek inclusion of the history of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day 21 Riots in the museum’s exhibits. 22 Section 3. The Secretary of Environmental Protection is 23 directed to determine which state park, or a portion of or a 24 facility therein, will be named in recognition of any victim of 25 the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots. The secretary may appoint a 26 committee to assess naming opportunities. If a change to state 27 law is required in order to change the designation of a state 28 park, or a portion of or a facility therein, the secretary shall 29 submit any such recommendation to the President of the Senate 30 and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. 31 Section 4. District school boards are encouraged to assess 32 opportunities for naming school facilities in recognition of 33 victims of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots. 34 35 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 36 And the title is amended as follows: 37 Delete line 2 38 and insert: 39 An act relating to educational instruction of 40 historical events; directing the Commissioner of 41 Education’s African American History Task Force to 42 determine ways in which the 1920 Ocoee Election Day 43 Riots will be included in required instruction on 44 African-American history; requiring the task force to 45 submit recommendations to the commissioner and the 46 State Board of Education by a specified date; 47 directing the Secretary of State to take certain 48 action regarding the inclusion of the history of the 49 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots in museum exhibits; 50 directing the Secretary of Environmental Protection to 51 assess naming opportunities for state parks, or a 52 portion of a facility therein, in recognizing victims 53 of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots; authorizing the 54 secretary to appoint a committee to assist in 55 assessing naming opportunities; requiring the 56 secretary to submit recommendations to the Legislature 57 under specified circumstances; encouraging district 58 school boards to assess naming opportunities for 59 naming school facilities in recognition of victims of 60 the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots; amending s.