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HB 6505: Relief/Descendants of Victims of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots/State of Florida

CLAIMS/GENERAL BILL by Brown

Relief/Descendants of Victims of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots/State of Florida; Provides relief for descendants of victims of Ocoee Election Day riots of 1920; requires FDLE to conduct an investigation regarding the riots; appropriates funds to compensate direct descendants of individuals who were killed, injured, or otherwise victimized by violence at Ocoee; specifies procedures, requirements, & limitation for application & compensation; provides limitation on attorney fees; reverts unused appropriations to General Revenue Fund. APPROPRIATION: $10,000,000

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 1/14/2020 House - Introduced -HJ 262
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/17/2019 House • Filed
9/25/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 262
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 262