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  H.B. No. 2499
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating June 28 as Special Forces 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 662.085 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.085.  SPECIAL FORCES DAY. (a)  June 28 is Special
  Forces Day in honor of the men and women who have served in the
  special operations forces of the United States armed forces.
         (b)  Special Forces 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, 2023.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2499 was passed by the House on May 2,
  2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0, 3 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2499 was passed by the Senate on May
  18, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor