Bill Text: TX SB339 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to designating October 10 as Supportive Palliative Care Awareness Day.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-09 - Referred to Administration [SB339 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB339-Introduced.html
  87R4345 MWC-D
 
  By: Johnson S.B. No. 339
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating October 10 as Supportive Palliative Care
  Awareness 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 662.081 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.081.  SUPPORTIVE PALLIATIVE CARE AWARENESS DAY.
  (a) October 10 is Supportive Palliative Care Awareness Day to raise
  awareness about supportive palliative care optimizing the quality
  of life for seriously ill patients and their families.
         (b)  Supportive Palliative Care Awareness Day may be
  regularly observed by appropriate ceremonies and activities.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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