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  H.B. No. 1966
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the designation of July as Uterine Fibroids 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 662.114 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.114.  UTERINE FIBROIDS AWARENESS MONTH. (a) July
  is Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month to increase awareness of
  uterine fibroids and to:
               (1)  encourage education and research on uterine
  fibroids;
               (2)  improve methods for identifying signs and symptoms
  of uterine fibroids;
               (3)  improve methods for preventing, diagnosing, and
  treating uterine fibroids; and
               (4)  encourage the establishment of a public education
  campaign that includes health seminars, medical information
  panels, community programs, and funding opportunities.
         (b)  Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month shall be regularly
  observed through appropriate programs and activities to increase
  awareness of uterine fibroids.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1966 was passed by the House on May
  11, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 125, Nays 18, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1966 was passed by the Senate on May
  27, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor