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  H.B. No. 3144
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating October as Fentanyl Poisoning 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 662.116 to read as follows:
         Sec. 662.116.  FENTANYL POISONING AWARENESS MONTH. (a)  
  October is Fentanyl Poisoning Awareness Month to increase awareness
  of the dangers of fentanyl and potential overdoses.
         (b)  Fentanyl Poisoning Awareness Month may be regularly
  observed through appropriate activities in communities to increase
  awareness of the dangers of fentanyl and potential overdoses.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3144 was passed by the House on April
  28, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3144 was passed by the Senate on May
  22, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor