HB 2627 Designates four new awareness months

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SS/SCS/HCS/HB 2627 - This act creates and modifies a number of state designations.

Every January 31st is designated as "Constitution Day" in Missouri. This provision is identical to SB 1208 (2022).

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).

This act establishes the third full week in September each year as "Sickle Cell Awareness Week". This provision is identical to SB 1145 (2022), a provision in HB 2559 (2022) and HCS/SS/SCS/SB 46 (2021) and CCS#2/HCS/SS/SB 64 (2021).

April 18th of every year is designated as "Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Awareness Day". This provision is identical to SB 726 (2022).

The first full week of May each year is designated as "Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week". This provision shall expire on August 28, 2027. This provision is identical to SB 903 (2022).

The second full week in March is designated as "Pet Breeders Week" in Missouri. This provision is identical to SB 1200 (2022).

December 3rd of each year is designated as "Betty L. Thompson Day" in Missouri. This provision is identical to SB 927 (2022).

This act designates every February as "Black History Month" in Missouri. The act also designates every November as "Native American Heritage Month" in Missouri.

Every March is designated as "Problem Gambling Awareness Month" in Missouri.

The act designated a portion of State Highway F in St. Charles County as "Daniel Boone Highway". This provision is identical to HB 1464 (2022).

The David Dorn Memorial Highways is renamed as the "Captain David Dorn Memorial Highway".

This act 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".

A portion of Highway 171 in Jasper County is designated as "Atomic Veterans Memorial Highway". This provision is identical to HB 1629 (2022), HB 1652 (2022), and HCB 3 (2022).

The act designates the bridge on I-44 crossing over Hampton Avenue in St. Louis City as the "Police Officer Tamarris Bohannon Memorial Bridge". This provision is identical to SB 1165 (2022).

The first week of October shall be known as "Phi Mu Alpha Week" in Missouri.

The month of September is designated as "Hydropcephalus Awareness Month" in Missouri.

Every January 15th is designated as "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Day" in Missouri.

Finally, every February 10th is designated as "Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Day" in Missouri.

JIM ERTLE


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