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  H.B. No. 504
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating the second full week in September as Direct
  Support Professionals Week.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter E, Chapter 662, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 662.155 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.155.  DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS WEEK. The
  second full week in September is Direct Support Professionals Week
  to honor the work of direct support professionals as an integral
  part of the long-term support system for individuals with physical
  and mental disabilities. 
         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. 504 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. 504 was passed by the Senate on May
  26, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 1.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor