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  H.B. No. 1508
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness
  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 662.112 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.112.  BLEEDING DISORDERS AWARENESS MONTH. (a)
  March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month to increase awareness
  of genetic disorders that prevent a person's blood from clotting
  properly and to encourage:
               (1)  research for treatments and cures of bleeding
  disorders; and
               (2)  advocacy on behalf of persons with bleeding
  disorders.
         (b)  Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month may be regularly
  observed through appropriate activities in communities to increase
  awareness of bleeding disorders.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1508 was passed by the House on April
  12, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 1, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1508 was passed by the Senate on May
  10, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor