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  H.B. No. 3209
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Willie
  Velasquez.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 662, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 662.060 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.060.  WILLIE VELASQUEZ DAY.  (a)  May 9 is Willie
  Velasquez Day in observance of the birthday of William "Willie"
  Cardenas Velasquez.
         (b)  Willie Velasquez Day shall be regularly observed by
  appropriate ceremonies and activities.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3209 was passed by the House on May 2,
  2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 4, 2 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 3209 on May 24, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 2,
  2 present, not voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3209 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 22, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 27, Nays
  4.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________
                  Date       
   
           __________________
                Governor