'Repair Legal Holidays of Confederates and Colonizers' Bill

Proposed NEW legislation

Sponsored by
Senator Bobby Powell
Representative Geraldine Thompson


5 Legal Holidays


colonizers and supporters of Confederate slavery


holidays on individuals and events affected that reunite our democracy


historical inaccuracies.


years of omission of black, brown, indigenous, and disadvantaged immigrants

Step by Step - How You Help

Bill Text

The Bill's text is simple and corrective to Florida's history. It is an amendment to an existing statute.

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Bill Analysis

This preliminary analysis of the proposed bill was created solely to make it easier for legislators and their staffs to understand and evaluate the language. ​

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Sample Letter Inviting Legislative Sponsor

If we want this legislation to pass once it is introduced, your representative in Tallahassee must know that you want it. We recommend a mailed letter to you State Representative and State Senator.

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Sample Letter Inviting Endorsement

Support from community organizations and leaders will be crucial to the passage of this bill. If you are an org member or you can contact a community leader, you can ask them to support this bill.

See a sample letter you might send inviting endorsement