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CS/SB 1606: Victims of Communism

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Rodriguez ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Garcia ; Hutson ; Rodrigues

Victims of Communism; Establishing November 7 as the Victims of Communism legal holiday; requiring the Legislature to annually observe a moment of silence in observance of the victims of communism; requiring high school students in a United States Government course to receive certain instruction on “Victims of Communism Day”, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2021 Senate • Filed
3/2/2021 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 153
• Introduced -SJ 153
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
3/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 247
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
3/19/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/24/21, 11:30 am, 37 Senate Building
3/24/2021 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 313
3/25/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 320
3/29/2021 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Rules
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 332
• Now in Appropriations
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/19/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 1 -SJ 472
4/20/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/30/2021 Senate • Died on Calendar