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CS/HB 395: Protection of Historic Monuments and Memorials

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Black ; Barnaby ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brannan ; Fabricio ; Jacques ; Rudman

Protection of Historic Monuments and Memorials; Prohibits certain acts concerning historic monuments & memorials on public property; provides for standing to bring civil actions; provides civil penalties for officials who engage in certain actions; provides local government is liable in certain instances; requires state to restore or relocate monument or memorial in certain circumstances; prohibits distribution of funding to local governments until they reimburse state; authorizes removal or temporary relocation of monument or memorial in certain instances provided certain requirements are met; specifies certain duties of Division of Historical Resources & Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 2/1/2024 House - Now in Appropriations Committee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/9/2023 House • Filed
11/22/2023 House • Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in State Affairs Committee
1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/26/2024 House • PCS added to State Affairs Committee agenda
1/30/2024 House • Favorable with CS by State Affairs Committee
1/31/2024 House • Reported out of State Affairs Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2/1/2024 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Appropriations Committee