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AB-2439 Official state LGBTQ Veterans Memorial.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 08/20/2018 09:00 PM
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Assembly Bill No. 2439
CHAPTER 172

An act to add Section 429.4 to the Government Code, relating to state memorials.

[ Approved by Governor  August 20, 2018. Filed with Secretary of State  August 20, 2018. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2439, Eduardo Garcia. Official state LGBTQ Veterans Memorial.
Existing law recognizes certain animals, plants, towns, museums, and memorials as official state emblems, including, among others, the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial as the official state Vietnam veterans war memorial and the California State Military Museum and Resource Center as the official state military museum.
This bill would recognize the LGBTQ Veterans Memorial at the Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City as the official state LGBTQ veterans memorial.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 The Legislature finds and declares that while this act recognizes the LGBTQ Veterans Memorial at the Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City as the state’s official LGBTQ veterans memorial, the memorial and the ground around it will continue to be maintained by the Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City.

SEC. 2.

 Section 429.4 is added to the Government Code, to read:

429.4.
 The LGBTQ Veterans Memorial at the Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City is the official state LGBTQ veterans memorial.