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  H.B. No. 3042
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer
  Day.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 662, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 662.066 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.066.  FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER DAY. (a)  July
  7 is Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day in recognition of the
  ultimate sacrifice made by Texas law enforcement officers killed in
  the line of duty.
         (b)  Fallen Law Enforcement Officer 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, 2017.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3042 was passed by the House on April
  26, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 147, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3042 was passed by the Senate on May
  24, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor