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Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Gold Star Mothers.
HB 194 would establish a recognition day in honor of Gold Star Mothers each year on the last Sunday in September. The day to be referred to as Gold Star Mother’s Day would be “regularly observed by appropriate ceremonies.” The American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. is an organization of mothers who have lost sons or daughters during service in the United States military.
The Senate committee did not make any changes to the House version of this bill.
The Senate sponsor is Senator Hinojosa.
We stand neutral on all memorial and honorrific bills because they do not affect our liberty principles; as a result we are neutral on HB 194. However, it is always a good idea to recognize and honor the families of those who have given their lives in service to our nation.