Bill Text: TX HB2728 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to the designation of January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)

Status: (Enrolled) 2021-05-28 - Sent to the Governor [HB2728 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB2728-Enrolled.html
 
 
  H.B. No. 2728
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the designation of January 27 as International
  Holocaust Remembrance Day.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 662, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 662.079 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.079.  INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY. (a)  
  January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day to
  commemorate the anniversary of the liberation of
  Auschwitz-Birkenau and to honor the millions of victims of the
  Holocaust.
         (b)  International Holocaust Remembrance Day may be
  regularly observed by appropriate ceremonies and activities.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2728 was passed by the House on May 7,
  2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2728 was passed by the Senate on May
  24, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor       
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