Bill Text: TX HB82 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to designating May 8 as Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-10 - Laid on the table subject to call [HB82 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB82-Comm_Sub.html
  86R15733 JCG-D
 
  By: Minjarez, Miller, Wilson, Ramos, et al. H.B. No. 82
 
  Substitute the following for H.B. No. 82:
 
  By:  Flynn C.S.H.B. No. 82
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to designating May 8 as Military Spouse Appreciation 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.  MILITARY SPOUSE APPRECIATION DAY. (a)  May 8
  is Military Spouse Appreciation Day to recognize the role of the
  husbands and wives of the brave individuals who serve in the United
  States armed forces or state military forces. This day
  commemorates:
               (1)  the sacrifices military spouses make during the
  weeks, months, and years a loved one is away from home protecting
  our freedom; and
               (2)  the vital support military spouses provide to
  veterans returning home from military service.
         (b)  Military Spouse Appreciation Day shall be regularly
  observed by appropriate programs and activities coordinated by the
  Texas Veterans Commission.
         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, 2019.
feedback