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 Bill Status of HB4087  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ABOLISH CONFEDERATE SYMBOL ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Thaddeus Jones

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/12/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Abolition of Confederate Symbols Act. Provides that no public body shall display the Battle Flag of the Confederacy, otherwise known as the "Confederate Flag", or any other similar image, on any public property or land in the State unless the flag or an image thereof appears in a book, digital medium, or museum, or is used to serve any other educational or historical purpose. Provides that no public body shall sell the Battle Flag of the Confederacy, or any other object or property containing an image of the flag, unless the flag or an image thereof appears in a book, digital medium, or museum, or is used to serve any other educational or historical purpose. Provides that no monument, memorial, or statue honoring the Confederate States of America or any soldier of the Confederacy shall be erected on public property or land in this State, or otherwise be erected using public funds. Provides that any monument, memorial, or statue honoring the Confederate States of America or any soldier of the Confederacy existing on public property or land as of the effective date of this Act shall be removed within a reasonable period of time thereafter. Defines terms.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  8/21/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  9/6/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  10/12/2017HouseFirst Reading
  10/12/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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