HOUSE BILL 1787
State of Washington
2019 Regular Session
ByRepresentatives Chandler, Santos, Appleton, Hudgins, Jinkins, Lovick, Tarleton, Dufault, Pellicciotti, Ormsby, Valdez, and Frame
Read first time 01/30/19.Referred to Committee on State Government & Tribal Relations.
AN ACT Relating to establishing Filipino American history month; and adding a new section to chapter 43.117
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1.
A new section is added to chapter 43.117
RCW to read as follows:
The legislature declares that:
(1) October of each year will be known as Filipino American history month;
(2) October is designated as a time for people of this state to commemorate the contributions to the history and heritage of the state and country by Filipino Americans; and
(3) Educational institutions, public entities, and private organizations are encouraged to designate time for appropriate activities in commemoration of the lives, history, achievements, and contributions of Filipino Americans.
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