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2014 Symbol Legislation by State

State Designation Symbol Bill Activity Status News
Alabama Agricultural insect Queen honey bee HB98 View Passed in House 03/05/14 News
Alabama Horse town Hodges HJR374 View Passed in House 03/19/14 News
Alabama Bread Cornbread HJR379 View Passed in House 03/19/14 News
Alaska Bolt action rifle Rre-1964 Winchester Model 70 bolt-action rifle (numerous calibers) SB175adobe document View Signed by Governor 07/30/14 News
Arizona           News
Arkansas           News
California Amphibian California red-legged frog AB2364   Signed by Governor 06/28/14 News
Colorado Cactus Kingcup cactus
Claret cup cactus
HB1024adobe document
Amended
View Amended 01/27/14
Signed by Governor 03/07/14
News
Colorado Fruit Palisade peach hb14-1304adobe document View Laid Over to 05/09/14 News
Connecticut           News
Delaware Shell Shell of channeled whelk HB199 View Approved by Governor 05/06/14 News
Delaware Sport Bicycling HB235 View Signed by Governor 06/14/14 News
Florida           News
Georgia           News
Hawai'i Land mammal Hawaiian hoary bat SB775 View Passed in Senate 03/05/13
Carried over to 2014 session 12/18/13
News
Hawai'i Microbe Flavobacterium akiainvivens HB293 View Passed in House 03/01/13
Carried over to 2014 session 12/18/13
News
Hawai'i Microbe Vibrio fischeri SB3124adobe document
Amendedadobe document
View Committee on Technology and the Arts deferred 02/25/14 News
Hawai'i Instrument
Musical string instrument
Ukulele SB3107adobe document
Amendedadobe document
View Passed in Senate 03/04/14
Amended and Passed in House 03/24/14
Senate disagrees 04/01/14
Conference committee meeting 04/24/14
News
Hawai'i 'Auwana instrument
Musical string instrument
Solicit recommendations from kids
Ukulele HB2573adobe document
Amendedadobe document
Amendedadobe document
View Amended and Passed in House 3/04/14
Amended and Passed in Senate 03/27/14
House disagrees 03/28/14
Conference committee meeting 04/24/14
News
Idaho Amphibian Idaho giant salamander S1271adobe document View Passed in Senate 02/26/14 News
Illinois           News
Indiana           News
Iowa           News
Kansas           News
Kentucky           News
Louisiana Fruit tree Mayhew fruit tree SB206adobe document View Signed by Governor 05/30/14 News
Louisiana Horse American paint horse SB213adobe document View Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs favor 04/08/14 News
Louisiana Book Johannes Prevel Bible HB503adobe document View Withdrawn 04/21/14 News
Maine           News
Maryland Sandwich Soft-shell crab sandwich SB29adobe document View Committee hearing 02/28/14 News
Maryland Sandwich Soft-shell crab sandwich HB96adobe document View Committee hearing 01/23/14 News
Massachusetts Cowboy Rex Trailer H2905adobe document View Committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling 03/31/14 News
Massachusetts Sandwich Fluffernutter H2868adobe document View Committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling 04/03/14 News
Massachusetts Recreational and team sport Volleyball S1627adobe document View Signed by Governor 07/31/14 News
Massachusetts Textile Gingham H2862adobe document View Committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling 03/31/14 News
Massachusetts Cowboy Rex Trailer S1622adobe document View Passed in Senate 04/07/14 News
Massachusetts Tree Red oak H2772adobe document View Accompanied study order 06/04/14 News
Massachusetts Sculptor Cyrus E. Dallin H2812adobe document View Committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling 03/31/14 News
Massachusetts Rock song "Roadrunner" H3573adobe document View Committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling 03/31/14 News
Massachusetts Rock song "Dream On" HB3597adobe document View Hearing scheduled for 12/19/13 News
Massachusetts Seasoning Bell’s Seasoning HB3753adobe document View Committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling 01/23/14 News
Michigan Fruit Tart cherry HB4007adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 01/09/13 News
Michigan Song "Michigan Man" HB4263adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 02/14/13 News
Michigan Language English HB4372adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 03/06/13 News
Michigan Fruit Cherry SB259adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 03/12/13 News
Michigan Amphibian Eastern gray tree frog HB4747adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 05/21/13 News
Michigan Fruit Blueberry SB515adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 09/19/13 News
Michigan Sweet Mackinac Island fudge SB0571adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 10/02/13 News
Michigan Amphibian Blanchard's cricket frog HB5449adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 04/17/14 News
Michigan Amphibian Northern spring peeper HB5577adobe document View Committee on Government Operations 05/14/14 News
Minnesota           News
Mississippi 2nd song "My Home Mississippi" SB2102adobe document View Died in committee 02/04/14 News
Mississippi Song "My Home Mississippi" SB2163adobe document View Died in committee 02/04/14 News
Mississippi State seal Add "In God We Trust" SB2681adobe document View Signed by Governor 04/03/14 News
Missouri Exercise Jumping jacks SB669adobe document View Veterans' Affairs and Health Committee 02/20/14 News
Missouri Exercise Jumping jacks HB1603adobe document View Approved by Governor 07/10/14 News
Missouri Historical dog
Wonder dog
Old Drum
Jim the Wonder Dog
HB1456adobe document View Passed in House 03/31/14
Public hearing 04/29/14
News
Missouri Historical dog
Wonder dog
Old Drum
Jim the Wonder Dog
HB1547adobe document View Passed in House 03/31/14 News
Missouri Greeting The "high five" HB1624adobe document View Tourism and Natural Resources Committee 02/05/14 News
Missouri Game animal White-tailed deer HB2045adobe document View Agriculture Policy Committee 03/26/14 News
Missouri Vietnam war memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial, College of the Ozarks SCR43adobe document View Passed in Senate 05/07/14
Passed in House 05/16/14
News
Montana           News
Nebraska           News
Nevada           News
New Hampshire           News
New Jersey Language English S115adobe document Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee 01/14/14 News
New Jersey Candy Salt water taffy A1715adobe document Passed in Assembly 06/16/14 News
New Mexico           News
New York Mineral Quartz variety Herkimer Diamond S03051 View Passed in Senate 04/29/14 News
New York Mineral Quartz variety Herkimer Diamond A04378 View Government Operations Committee 01/18/14 News
New York Amphibian Wood frog S6206 View Passed in Senate 06/10/14 News
New York Language of Government English S01902 View Investigations & Government Operations Committee 01/09/14 News
New York Amphibian Wood frog A09442 View Government Operations Committee 04/30/14 News
New York Snack Yogurt S06695 View Passed in Senate 05/06/14
Passed in House 06/11/14
News
New York Snack Yogurt A08994 View S06695 substituted 06/11/14 News
North Carolina           News
North Dakota           News
Ohio Rock song "Hang On Sloopy" HB283adobe document View Passed in House 05/07/14 News
Ohio Country song "Ohio" HB330adobe document View State Government Oversight & Reform Committee 11/13/13 News
Ohio Country music group
Rascal Flatts day
Rascal Flatts
June 6
SB233
Amendedadobe document
 
View
Amemded 05/15/14
Passed in Senate as amended 06/04/14
 
News
Ohio Country music song "My Wish" SB236adobe document View State Government Oversight & Reform Committee 11/13/13 News
Ohio Butterfly Buckeye butterfly SB340adobe document View State Government Oversight & Reform Committee 05/14/14 News
Ohio Sausage Schmidt's Bahama Mama sausage HR424adobe document View State and Local Government Committee 05/27/14 News
Ohio Candy Buckeye HB582adobe document View Introduced 06/05/14 News
Oklahoma           News
Oregon           News
Pennsylvania Fruit Apple HB752 View State Government Committee 02/14/13 News
Pennsylvania Airplane Piper J-3 Cub SB602 View Passed in Senate 06/16/14 News
Pennsylvania Latin motto Ubi libertas vivit, hic patria mihi SB868 View State Government Committee 04/18/13 News
Pennsylvania Brass band River City Brass Band SB885 View Passed in Senate 12/09/13 News
Pennsylvania Mineral Celestine HB1326 View State Government Committee 05/06/13 News
Pennsylvania Reptile Eastern timber rattlesnake HB1316 View State Government Committee 05/06/13 News
Pennsylvania Pet Shelter pet HB1517 View State Government Committee 06/11/13 News
Pennsylvania Latin motto Ubi libertas vivit, hic patria mihi HB1775 View State Government Committee 10/21/13 News
Pennsylvania Aircraft
Firearm
Piper J-3 Cub
Pennsylvania long rifle
HB1989
Amendment
View Approved by the Governor 06/26/14 News
Pennsylvania Language English HB2132 View State Government Committee 03/25/14 News
Pennsylvania Pie Shoofly pie HB2346 View State Government Committee 06/12/14 News
Rhode Island Appetizer Calamari H7446   Signed by Governor 06/27/14 News
Rhode Island Appetizer Calamari S2398   Signed by Governor 06/27/14 News
South Carolina Fossil Mammoth S0854 View Committee on Judiciary 01/14/14 News
South Carolina Fossil Wooly mammoth
Columbian mammoth
H4482 View Signed by Governor 05/16/14 News
South Carolina Picnic cuisine Barbecue S1136 View Signed by Governor 06/02/14 News
South Carolina Land mammal Pygmy shrew S1146 View Committee on Judiciary 03/20/14 News
South Carolina Shrimp & grits cook-off event Shrimp & Grits Cook-off in Anderson County
2014 only
H'5043 View Adopted 04/03/14 News
South Carolina Artist Jonathan Green H5044 View House rejected 04/30/14 News
South Dakota Mining museum Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead HB1192 View Signed by Governor 03/14/14 News
Tennessee Pet Adopted shelter and rescue dogs and cats HB1406adobe document View SB1495 Substituted 04/09/14 News
Tennessee Pet Adopted shelter and rescue dogs and cats SB1495adobe document View Adopted 04/29/14 News
Tennessee Fife and drum corps Watauga Valley Fife and Drum Corps HB1662adobe document View Substitute SB1784 03/03/14 News
Tennessee Fife and drum corps Watauga Valley Fife and Drum Corps SB1784adobe document View Signed by Governor 03/17/14 News
Tennessee Veterans Poem "Home To Stay" HJR0641adobe document View Signed by Governor 04/15/14 News
Tennessee Artifact "Sandy" SB2442adobe document View Passed in Senate 03/03/14 News
Tennessee Artifact "Sandy" HB2443adobe document View Signed by Governor 03/21/14 News
Texas           News
Utah Tree Quaking aspen SB41adobe document View Signed by Governor 03/25/14 News
Vermont Reptile Painted turtle (by law) H37adobe document View Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs 01/18/13 News
Vermont Vegetable Kale S64adobe document View Committee on Agriculture 01/30/13 News
Vermont Fly-fishing fly Governor Aiken bucktail streamer H189adobe document
H589 Amend.
View
View
Signed by Governor 05/05/14 News
Vermont Dog Any dog adopted from an animal shelter, a duly incorporated humane society, or a rescue organization H171adobe document View Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs 02/05/13 News
Vermont Terrestrial fossil  1 Mount Holly mammoth tooth and tusk H188adobe document
H589 Amend.
View
View
Signed by Governor 05/05/14 News
Vermont Native insect Tri-colored Bumblebee H386adobe document View Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs 02/26/13 News
Virginia Maple festival Highland County Maple Festival HB107adobe document View Approved by Governor 04/09/14 News
Washington Waterfall Palouse Falls HB2119adobe document View Signed by Governor 03/18/14 News
Washington Oyster Ostrea lurida HB2387adobe document View Public hearing in the House Committee on Government Operations & Elections 01/29/14 News
Washington Oyster Ostrea lurida SB6145-Sadobe document View Signed by Governor 03/28/14 News
Washington Fair Central Washington State Fair HB2622adobe document View Public hearing in the House Committee on Government Operations & Elections 01/29/14 News
West Virginia Language English SB78 View Government Organization Committee 01/08/14 News
West Virginia Language English HB2106 View House Judiciary Committee 01/09/14 News
West Virginia Song "Take Me Home Country Roads" HCR40 View Adopted 03/07/14 News
West Virginia Pet Shelter dogs and cats HCR41 View House Rules Committee 01/22/14 News
Wisconsin Language English AB340adobe document View Committee on State Affairs 08/23/13 News
Wyoming Cookie Chocolate chip HB0068adobe document View Failed introduction 02/11/14 News
1.  House Bill No. 188 and House Bill No. 589 designate an official state terrestrial fossil and rename the current official fossil (White whale skeleton) the official "marine" fossil.
 

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