Bill Text: TX HB53 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to the designation of April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-05-26 - Removed from local & uncontested calendar [HB53 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB53-Comm_Sub.html
 
 
  By: Fierro (Senate Sponsor - Zaffirini) H.B. No. 53
         (In the Senate - Received from the House April 19, 2021;
  April 21, 2021, read first time and referred to Committee on
  Administration; May 20, 2021, reported favorably by the following
  vote:  Yeas 5, Nays 0; May 20, 2021, sent to printer.)
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
 
  relating to the designation of April as Parkinson's Disease
  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.  PARKINSON'S DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH.  (a)  
  April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month to increase awareness
  of Parkinson's disease and to encourage people to learn about the
  signs, symptoms, and treatment options for Parkinson's disease. 
         (b)  Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month may be regularly
  observed through appropriate programs and activities to increase
  awareness of Parkinson's disease. 
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
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