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By:  Merritt                                                      H.B. No. 185

relating to creating September 11th Remembrance 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 662.050 to read as follows: Sec. 662.050. SEPTEMBER 11TH REMEMBRANCE DAY. (a) September 11 is September 11th Remembrance Day in honor of the individuals who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and in honor of the service, sacrifice, and contributions of the firefighters, police officers, and other persons who responded to the attacks. (b) September 11th Remembrance Day shall be regularly observed by appropriate ceremonies and activities in the public schools and other places to properly remember the victims and heroes of September 11th. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.