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  H.B. No. 194
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Gold Star
  Mothers.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 662, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 662.061 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.061.  GOLD STAR MOTHER'S DAY. (a)  The last Sunday
  in September of each year is Gold Star Mother's Day in recognition
  of mothers whose sons and daughters died while serving in the United
  States armed forces.
         (b)  Gold Star Mother's Day shall be regularly observed by
  appropriate ceremonies.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2015.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 194 was passed by the House on April
  9, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 194 was passed by the Senate on May
  22, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor