Bill Text: TX HB1966 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: Relating to the designation of July as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-06-15 - Effective on 9/1/21 [HB1966 Detail]

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  87R3072 MWC-D
 
  By: Thompson of Harris H.B. No. 1966
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the designation of July as Uterine Fibroids Awareness
  Month.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter D, Chapter 662, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 662.114 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.114.  UTERINE FIBROIDS AWARENESS MONTH. (a) July
  is Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month to increase awareness of
  uterine fibroids and to:
               (1)  encourage education and research on uterine
  fibroids;
               (2)  improve methods for identifying signs and symptoms
  of uterine fibroids;
               (3)  improve methods for preventing, diagnosing, and
  treating uterine fibroids; and
               (4)  encourage the establishment of a public education
  campaign that includes health seminars, medical information
  panels, community programs, and funding opportunities.
         (b)  Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month shall be regularly
  observed through appropriate programs and activities to increase
  awareness of uterine fibroids.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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