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  H.B. No. 114
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating April as Minority Cancer 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 662.108 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.108.  MINORITY CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. (a) April
  is Minority Cancer Awareness Month to increase awareness of cancer
  in minority populations and encourage funding of education and
  earlier and more effective diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
         (b)  Minority Cancer Awareness Month shall be regularly
  observed by appropriate activities in public locations to increase
  cancer awareness, including the specific effects, incidences, and
  impact of cancer on minority populations, and encourage support for
  minority cancer education, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 114 was passed by the House on May 3,
  2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 1, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 114 was passed by the Senate on May
  19, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor