Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate Became Law
01/29/2020        

Days of Remembrance/Holocaust Memorial Day

Recognizing April 19 through April 26, 2020, as the “Days of Remembrance” and Tuesday, April 21, 2020, as “Holocaust Memorial Day” in Florida, etc.

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01/29/2020 S 1894 Filed Open

            
       Florida Senate - 2020                            (NP)    SR 1894
       
       
        
       By Senator Berman
       
       
       
       
       
       31-01002-20                                           20201894__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution recognizing April 19 through April 26,
    3         2020, as the “Days of Remembrance” and Tuesday, April
    4         21, 2020, as “Holocaust Memorial Day” in Florida.
    5  
    6         WHEREAS, between 1933 and 1945, the Holocaust, the state
    7  sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European
    8  Jewry by Nazi Germany and its collaborators, resulted in the
    9  murder of 6 million Jewish people, and
   10         WHEREAS, in addition, the Romani people, also known as
   11  Gypsies, and Polish people were targeted for decimation on the
   12  basis of race, ethnicity, or nation of origin, and millions of
   13  others, including persons with disabilities, Jehovahs
   14  Witnesses, Soviet prisoners of war, political dissidents, and
   15  homosexuals, suffered grievous oppression and death under Nazi
   16  tyranny, and
   17         WHEREAS, the history of the Holocaust offers an opportunity
   18  to reflect on the moral responsibilities of individuals,
   19  societies, and governments to remain vigilant against hatred,
   20  persecution, and tyranny, and
   21         WHEREAS, pursuant to an act of the United States Congress,
   22  Public Law No. 96-388, which was signed into law on October 7,
   23  1980, the United States Holocaust Memorial Council has
   24  designated April 19 through April 26, 2020, as the “Days of
   25  Remembrance” for the victims of the Holocaust, including
   26  “Holocaust Memorial Day,” also known as Yom HaShoah, on Tuesday,
   27  April 21, 2020, and
   28         WHEREAS, in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, in
   29  honor of its survivors, and in utmost gratitude for the risks
   30  taken by rescuers and liberators, the residents of this state
   31  are encouraged to rededicate themselves to the principles of
   32  human dignity and to individual freedom in a just society,
   33  thereby ensuring that such atrocities are never repeated, NOW,
   34  THEREFORE,
   35  
   36  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   37  
   38         That April 19 through April 26, 2020, is recognized as the
   39  “Days of Remembrance” and Tuesday, April 21, 2020, is recognized
   40  as “Holocaust Memorial Day” in Florida.

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Lori Berman D-Tallahassee Sponsor
Kevin Rader D-Tallahassee Cosponsor
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01/29/2020 Senate Filed
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Recognizing April 19 through April 26, 2020, as the “Days of Remembrance” and Tuesday, April 21, 2020, as “Holocaust Memorial Day” in Florida, etc.
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Florida Senate - 2020 (NP) SR 1894 By Senator Berman 31-01002-20 20201894__ 1 Senate Resolution 2 A resolution recognizing April 19 through April 26, 3 2020, as the “Days of Remembrance” and Tuesday, April 4 21, 2020, as “Holocaust Memor

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Florida Senate - 2020 (NP) SR 1894 By Senator Berman 31-01002-20 20201894__ 1 Senate Resolution 2 A resolution recognizing April 19 through April 26, 3 2020, as the “Days of Remembrance” and Tuesday, April 4 21, 2020, as “Holocaust Memor


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