ENGROSSED SENATE BILL 5264
State of Washington
2021 Regular Session
BySenators Wagoner, Brown, Conway, Das, Dhingra, Hasegawa, Honeyford, Kuderer, Lovelett, Pedersen, Rivers, Schoesler, Stanford, Warnick, and Wilson, C.
Read first time 01/18/21.Referred to Committee on State Government & Elections.
AN ACT Relating to recognizing contributions of Americans of Chinese descent; 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:
(1) January of each year will be known as Americans of Chinese descent history month. Each January is designated as a time for people of this state to commemorate the contributions of Americans of Chinese descent to the history and heritage of Washington state and the United States.
(2) Public schools are encouraged to designate time for appropriate activities in commemoration of Americans of Chinese descent history month and the lives, history, achievements, and contributions of Americans of Chinese descent.
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