SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1744
96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES KELLEY (126) (Sponsor), BAHR, SOMMER, HAEFNER, JOHNSON, TAYLOR, SWINGER, ENTLICHER, BERRY AND BRATTIN (Co-sponsors).
5667L.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 9, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the designation of pancreatic cancer awareness month.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 9, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 9.155, to read as follows:
9.155. The month of November shall be designated as "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month" in Missouri. The citizens of the state of Missouri are encouraged to participate in appropriate activities and events to increase awareness of pancreatic cancer, which is incurable and has a low rate of survival due to the advanced stage of the disease when symptoms typically present themselves.