of the proposed Repair Florida's Legal Holidays Bill
Florida Senate – 2021
A bill to be entitled
An act relating to legal holidays; amending s. 683.01, F.S.; redesignating the legal holidays of the Birthday of Robert E. Lee, Pascua Florida Day, Confederate Memorial Day, the Birthday of Jefferson Davis, and Columbus Day and Farmers’ Day as John Lewis Advance Voting Rights Day, Pascua Florida Indigenous Peoples’ of Florida Day, Remembrance of Slave Ancestors Day, Juneteenth Month Jubilee, and Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Small Farms Day, respectively; providing an effective date.
Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
Section 1. Paragraphs (d), (i), (j), (l), and (p) of subsection (1) of section 683.01, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
683.01 Legal holidays.—
(1) The legal holidays, which are also public holidays, are the following:
(d) John Lewis Advance Voting Rights Day
Birthday of Robert E. Lee, January 19.
(i) Pascua Florida Indigenous Peoples’ of Florida Day, April 2.
(j) Remembrance of Slave Ancestors Day
Confederate Memorial Day, April 26.
(l) Juneteenth Month Jubilee
Birthday of Jefferson Davis, June 3.
(p) Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Small Farms Day
Columbus Day and Farmers’ Day, the second Monday in October.
Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.
CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.