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  H.B. No. 2290
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating January as Human Trafficking Prevention
  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 662.107 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.107.  HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH.
  (a)  January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month to increase
  awareness of human trafficking in an effort to encourage people to
  alert authorities to any suspected incidents involving human
  trafficking.
         (b)  Human Trafficking Prevention Month may be regularly
  observed through appropriate activities in public schools and other
  places to increase awareness and prevention of human trafficking.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2015.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2290 was passed by the House on April
  16, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 145, Nays 1, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2290 was passed by the Senate on May
  26, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor