HB 1738 Modifies provisions relating to state designations

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SS/SCS/HB 1738 - This act modifies provisions relating to state designations, including the following:

• Every June 19th, known as Juneteenth, shall be a state holiday. This provision is identical to HB 2431 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.010);

• Designates January 31 of every year as "Constitution Day". (Section 9.142);

• This act designates the third week of September in every year as "Historically Black College and University Week" in Missouri. This provision is identical to SB 718 (2022), SB 83 (2021), and HB 1381 (2020). (Section 9.170);

• The second Wednesday in May is designated as "Celiac Awareness Day". This provision is identical to a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.235);

• The third full week in September of each year is designated as "Sickle Cell Awareness Week". This provision is identical to SB 1145 (2022) and a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.236);

• Designates June as "Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month". This provision is identical to a provision in HB 1629 (2022) and a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.275);

• Designates July 2 of each year as "Mormon War Remembrance Day". (Section 9.280);

• Designates April 18 of each year as "Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Awareness Day". This provision is substantially similar to SB 726 (2022). (Section 9.288);

• The first full week in May each year is designated as "Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week". This provision shall expire on August 28, 2026, and is identical to SB 903 (2022) and a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.289);

• Every July 20th as "Farmers and Ranchers Day". This provision is identical to HB 1627 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.307);

• The first full week in February as "School Counseling Week". This provision is identical to HB 2456 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.308);

• The third full week of March as "Victims of Coronavirus Memorial Week". This provision is identical to a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.317);

• September 22nd of every year as "Hazel Erby Day". This provision is identical to HB 1739 (2022) and a provision in a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.339);

• Every May 10th as "School Bus Drivers' Appreciation Day". This provision is identical to HB 1628 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.343);

• Every September 28th as "National Good Neighbor Day" and the week beginning on September 28th as "Missouri Good Neighbor Week". This provision is identical to HB 1560 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.344);

• Designates September as "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Day". This provision is identical to HB 1782 (2022), a provision in HB 1629 (2022), and a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.345);

• Designates July as "Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month". This provision is identical to HB 2233 (2022), a provision in HB 1629 (2022), and a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.346);

• Every October is designated as "Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month" in Missouri. This provision is identical to a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.347);

• September 15th of every year is designated as "Caregiver Appreciation Day" in Missouri. This provision is identical to a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.348);

• Every September 15th to October 15th as "Hispanic Heritage Month". This provision is identical to HB 2069 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.349);

• October 1st of every year is designated as "Biliary Atresia Awareness Day" in Missouri. This provision is identical to a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.350);

• April 16th of every year is designated as "Missouri Donate Life Day" in Missouri. This provision is identical to a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.351);

• The month of May and May 10th every year are designated as "Lupus Awareness Month" and "Lupus Awareness Day" in Missouri. This provision is identical to a provision in HCS/HB 2462 (2022). (Section 9.352);

• Designates March as "Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month". This provision is identical to HB 2800 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.357);

• Every June 1st as "Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Day". This provision is identical to a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 9.362);

• Designates the month of March as "Problem Gambling Awareness Month". (Section 9.366);

• Changes the name of the official state dinosaur to the Parrosaurus Missouriensis dinosaur. This provision is identical to HB 2477 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 10.095);

• Designates archery as the official state sport. This provision is identical to HB 1672 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 10.245);

• Designates the "Chief of Police Ferman R Raines Memorial Highway" in Pulaski County. This provision is identical to HB 1687 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.475);

• Designates the "George Washington Highway" in St. Charles County. This provision is identical to HCB 3 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.774);

• Designates the "Daniel Boone Highway" in St. Charles County. This provision is identical to HB 2759 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.775);

• Renames the "Veterans Memorial Bridge" in Ripley County as the "Ripley County Veterans Memorial Bridge". This provision is identical to HB 2308 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.785);

• Renames the "David Dorn Memorial Highway" in St. Louis as the "Captain David Dorn Memorial Highway". This provision is identical to HB 1738 (2022), a provision in HB 1629 (2022), and a provision in SS/SCS/HCS/HB 2627 (2022). (Section 227.787);

• Designates the "WWII Henry Archie Black Memorial Bridge" in Polk County. This provision is identical to HB 2475 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.796);

• Designates the bridge on U.S. Highway 54 crossing the Missouri River at Jefferson City in Cole and Callaway counties the "Senator Roy Blunt Bridge". This provision is similar to SB 1162 (2022), and identical to a provision in SS/SCS/HCS/HB 2627 (2022). (Section 227.807)

• Designates the "Police Officer Richard C Fleming Memorial Highway" in Jackson County. This provision is identical to HB 1460 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.808);

• Designates the "Atomic Veterans Memorial Highway" in Jasper County. This provision is identical to HB 1652 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.809);

• Designates a portion of State Highway J in Pemiscot County as the "Annistyn Kate Rackley Memorial Highway". This provision is identical to HCB 3 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.810);

• Designates the "Russell Lee Burton Memorial Highway" in Montgomery County. This provision is identical to HB 2524 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.811);

• Designates the "Firefighter Benjamin J Polson Memorial Highway" in St. Louis County. This provision is identical to HB 2790 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.812);

• Designates the "Samuel C Houston Memorial Highway" in Clay County. This provision is identical to HB 2744 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.813);

• Designates the "SP5 Billy J Meador Memorial Highway" in St. Francois County. This provision is identical to HCB 3 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.814);

• Designates the "WO1 Reginald D Cleve Memorial Highway" in St. Francois County. This provision is identical to HCB 3 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.815);

• Designates the bridge on Interstate 44 crossing over Hampton Avenue in St. Louis City as "Police Officer Tamarris Bohannon Memorial Bridge". This provision is identical to SB 1165 (2022) and a provision in SS/SCS/HCS/HB 2627 (2022). (Section 227.816);

• Designates the "Championship Way" in Clinton and Clay Counties. This provision is identical to HB 2821 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 227.817);

• Establishes standards for the labeling and qualifying of liquor as "Ozark Highland" spirits. This provision is identical to HB 2621 (2022) and a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 311.028);

• Designates the "Marine LCPL Jared Schmitz Memorial Bridge" in St. Charles County. This provision is identical to a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 1);

• Designates the "Mehlville Fire Captain Chris Francis Memorial Highway" in St. Louis County. This provision is identical to a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 2);

• Every February 1st is designated as "National Girls and Women Sports Day". This provision is identical to a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 3);

• Every May 2nd is designated as "Pinhook Remembrance Day". This provision is identical to a provision in HB 1629 (2022). (Section 4);

• January 15 of every year is designated as "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Day". (Section 5);

• Every February 10 is designated as "Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Day". (Section 6);

• Designates April 11 through April 17 of each year as "Black Maternal Health Week". (Section 7); and

• Designates April of each year as "Minority Health Month". (Section 8);

• Designates the month of September as "Hydrocephalus Awareness Month". (Section 9);

• Designates June of each year as "Scoliosis Awareness Month". (Section 10);

• Designates April 15 of every year as "Dangers of Inflation Awareness Day". (Section 11); and

• Designates March 26 of each year as "Epilepsy Awareness Day". (Section 12).

ERIC VANDER WEERD


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