88(4) SB 19 - Introduced version - Bill Text

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  By:  Johnson S.B.  No.  19
 
 
 
   
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating the second Saturday in October as Hospice
  and Palliative Care 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 662.0815 to read as follows:
               Sec.  662.0815.    HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE DAY. (a) The
  second Saturday in October is Hospice and Palliative Care Day to
  bring awareness to the role of hospice and palliative care in
  optimizing the quality of life for seriously ill patients and their
  families.
               (b)    Hospice and Palliative Care Day may be regularly
  observed by appropriate ceremonies and activities.
               SECTION  2.    This Act takes effect on the 91st day after the
  last day of the legislative session.

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