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CS/HB 1553: Victims of Communism Day

GENERAL BILL by Government Operations Subcommittee ; Borrero ; Fischer ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Barnaby ; Beltran ; Botana ; Bush ; Byrd ; Chambliss ; Drake ; Fabricio ; Fernandez-Barquin ; Fetterhoff ; Harding ; LaMarca ; Maggard ; McCurdy ; Rizo ; Sabatini ; Salzman ; Zika

Victims of Communism Day; Requires Governor to proclaim November 7 of each year as "Victims of Communism Day"; requires day to be observed in public schools; requires certain high school students to receive specified instruction.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in returning Messages
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 House • Filed
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/5/2021 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Referred to Rules Committee
• Now in Government Operations Subcommittee
3/15/2021 House • PCS added to Government Operations Subcommittee agenda
3/17/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Government Operations Subcommittee
3/18/2021 House • Reported out of Government Operations Subcommittee
3/19/2021 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
3/22/2021 House • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
• Original reference removed: State Affairs Committee
• Original reference removed: Rules Committee
• Referred to Education & Employment Committee
• Now in Education & Employment Committee
3/25/2021 House • Added to Education & Employment Committee agenda
3/29/2021 House • Favorable by Education & Employment Committee
• Reported out of Education & Employment Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/13/2021)
4/13/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/14/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 116, NAYS 0
4/15/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/15/2021 Senate • In Messages
4/19/2021 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 504
4/20/2021 Senate • Received -SJ 504
4/21/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 550
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/SB 490 -SJ 550
• Read 2nd time -SJ 550
• Amendment(s) adopted (133526) -SJ 551
• Read 3rd time -SJ 551
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 551
4/21/2021 House • In Messages
4/30/2021 House • Died in returning Messages