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Pastafarians are gonna want equal time. Brace yourself for a month of “Talk Like a Pirate Day” across Missouri.


Pirate Fish image courtesy of the CotFSM.

From 2010: HB 1425: Merry Chrismahanakwanzukah (January 11, 2010)

For this session it’s the same sponsor and the same bill:

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 424

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES FUNDERBURK (Sponsor), KOENIG, LASATER, WIELAND, BURLISON, LANT, SCHIEFFER AND WALTON GRAY (Co-sponsors).

1062L.01I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

AN ACT

To amend chapter 9, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to an official designation of the Christmas season.

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 9.025, to read as follows:

           9.025. The day after Thanksgiving Day until midnight December twenty-sixth of each year shall be known and is designated as the “Christmas Season” in Missouri.

Already in this session:

HB 198: Merry Chrismahanakwanzukah redux (January 19, 2011)

As our good friends at Fired Up! ask:

…Just which religious holiday shall the State of Missouri favor in November and December, and what shall the government call those days of mystery?

Good question.

It’s not like job creation and unemployment in Missouri need any attention, right?