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  H.B. No. 2597
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating May 17 as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma
  Awareness 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 662.071 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.071.  DIFFUSE INTRINSIC PONTINE GLIOMA AWARENESS
  DAY. (a) May 17 is Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day
  to raise awareness about the prevalence and deadliness of diffuse
  intrinsic pontine glioma, a pediatric brain tumor.
         (b)  Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day shall be
  regularly observed by appropriate programs and activities.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2597 was passed by the House on April
  26, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 139, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2597 was passed by the Senate on May
  10, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor