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CA SB 537

Title: Department of General Services: memorial to forcibly deported Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants.
Author: Lena A. Gonzalez

Summary
SB 537, as amended, Becker. Department of General Services: memorial to forcibly deported Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants. Existing law provides for various memorials and monuments on the grounds of the State Capitol. Existing law requires the Department of General Services to maintain state buildings and grounds.Existing law, the Apology Act for the 1930s Mexican Repatriation Program, makes findings and declarations regarding the unconstitutional removal and coerced emigration of United States citizens and legal residents of Mexican descent, between the years 1929 and 1944, to Mexico from the United States during the 1930s “Mexican Repatriation” Program. Existing law expresses the apology of the State of California to those individuals who were illegally deported and coerced into emigrating to Mexico and requires that a plaque to commemorate those individuals be installed and maintained by the Department of Parks and Recreation in an appropriate public place in Los Angeles.This bill would authorize a nonprofit organization representing Mexican Americans or Mexican immigrants, in consultation with the Department of General Services, to plan, construct, and maintain a memorial to Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants who were forcibly deported from the United States during the Great Depression, as provided. The bill would require the nonprofit organization to submit a plan for the memorial to the department for its review and approval. The bill would require the memorial to be located at an appropriate public place in Los Angeles. The bill would require these provisions to be funded exclusively through private sources.

Status
Re-referred to Com. on G.O. pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2.

Bill Documents
CA SB 537 - 06/10/24 - Amended Assembly
06/10/24 - CA SB 537 (06/10/24 - Amended Assembly)


CA SB 537 - 09/05/23 - Amended Assembly
09/05/23 - CA SB 537 (09/05/23 - Amended Assembly)

CA SB 537 - 09/05/23 - Amended Assembly
09/05/23 - CA SB 537 (09/05/23 - Amended Assembly)

CA SB 537 - 08/14/23 - Amended Assembly
08/14/23 - CA SB 537 (08/14/23 - Amended Assembly)

CA SB 537 - 08/14/23 - Amended Assembly
08/14/23 - CA SB 537 (08/14/23 - Amended Assembly)

CA SB 537 - 04/24/23 - Amended Senate
04/24/23 - CA SB 537 (04/24/23 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 537 - 04/24/23 - Amended Senate
04/24/23 - CA SB 537 (04/24/23 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 537 - 03/22/23 - Amended Senate
03/22/23 - CA SB 537 (03/22/23 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 537 - 03/22/23 - Amended Senate
03/22/23 - CA SB 537 (03/22/23 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 537 - 02/14/23 - Introduced
02/14/23 - CA SB 537 (02/14/23 - Introduced)

CA SB 537 - 02/14/23 - Introduced
02/14/23 - CA SB 537 (02/14/23 - Introduced)

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  • Lena Gonzalez - D
    Senator - State Senate - CA

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